The 51year old man who crashed into the western Sydney hijab store will face the court onSaturday after being charged with a series of driving offences. NSW Police said theGreenacre man had been re-arrested on Friday before being charged with a variety of charges linked to Thursday’s incident that injured 14 people.
He was charged with driving furiously in a motor vehicle causing bodily harm, negligent driving, reckless driving, speeding through a red light and failing to inform the authorities of a change of residence address. He was also charged with driving imprudently and not giving his information to another driver in connection with an unrelatedtraffic accident at Lakemba on 14 January.
He was refused bail and is due to appear in ParramattaCourt on Saturday. At least two people inside Hijab House had broken bones.14 people were treated at the scene one 13-year-old girl was among them, Social media videos showed a man’s dark colored SUV push a white sedan that was stopped at a red light.
Smoke exploded from the rear of the car before being moved out of the way and the SUV proceeded through the intersection and smashed through the front door of the shop. The man was taken to Liverpool Hospital and underwent involuntary examination before being taken to the Bankstown Police Station, where he was examined and later released.But on Friday the man was re-arrested at a Greenacre home.