Five teenagers arrested after allegedly crashing into stolen car before fleeing to bushland
Five teenage girls have been arrested after the stolen car they were traveling in crashed during a police chase in western Sydney on Monday night, police said.
Police were traveling along the Great Western Highway near Eastern Creek just before midnight when they spotted what they believed to be a stolen car speeding.
The officers tried to stop the car. However, police say the driver did not stop and officers began chasing the vehicle.
The car then collided with a lorry at the M7 motorway junction and the five people in the vehicle – all teenage girls – ran into nearby bushland. They were all arrested by the police.
The alleged driver, a 17-year-old girl, was treated by paramedics after being bitten by a police dog during the arrest.
They have been taken to Mount Druitt Police Station and are assisting the police in their investigation.
“The investigation is ongoing,” said a statement from NSW Police.
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