Sydney, Australia: Tragedy has struck a Sydney family after two teenager brothers lost their lives in a car crash involving a ‘stolen vehicle’ in Abbotsbury on Sunday morning. A third teenager, who was in the vehicle, sustained non-life threatening injuries, and is receiving treatment at Liverpool Hospital.
Just after 4.20am (Sunday 1 November 2020), emergency services were called to the intersection of Cowpasture Road and The Horsley Drive, Abbotsbury, after a Holden SS Commodore hit a pole; two boys, aged 15 and 17, died at the scene and a third, aged 17, remains in hospital in a stable condition.
According to reports, the three boys are accused of stealing the Holden Commodore from outside an Edmondson Park home. The owner of the vehicle allegedly chased the ‘stolen vehicle’ for 20 kilometres in another vehicle when the Holden Commodore lost control. Police are investigating into the matter, and are hopeful the 17 year old survivor can shed more light into the incident.
The owner, a 37-year-old man was arrested from the scene of the accident, and charged him with five offences:
• Dangerous driving occasioning death – drive manner dangerous (two counts)
• Dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm – drive manner dangerous
• Negligent driving (occasioning death) (two counts)
The man, from Edmondson Park, has been granted bail to appear in Liverpool Local Court on Wednesday 25 November 2020.