Driver accused of causing crash was disqualified until 2062

·News Reporter
·2-min read

A man disqualified from driving for the next 40 years has been arrested for allegedly causing a crash in Sydney’s west.

The man, 52, was behind the wheel of a Ford which was involved in a crash with a Mercedes at the intersection of the Great Western Highway and Huntingwood Drive, Huntingwood on Thursday about 3.55pm.

Paramedics checked on him and the 37-year-old woman behind the wheel of the Mercedes and both were found to be uninjured.

A driver is pulled over by police.
A driver is pulled over by police (file photo).

Police checked and realised the man had been disqualified from driving until 2062.

He was arrested and charged with driving a motor vehicle during disqualification period – second offence, not stopping at stop line at red light (not toll booth) and driving recklessly/furiously or speeding in a dangerous manner – second offence.

The 52-year-old will face Blacktown Local Court on Friday.

Alleged drink driver caught with two babies in car

In an unrelated incident, a Victorian P-plater was pulled over on Sunday evening allegedly allegedly travelling 130km/h on the Citylink with two babies in her car.

Police said in a statement the P-plater had two infant passengers under the age of two in the car, and returned an alleged blood alcohol reading of 0.111.

Victoria Police said the P-plater's car will be impounded for 30 days at a cost of $878.50 and she is expected to be charged on summons with an array of offences.

Police said the 23-year-old woman from Braybrook, in Melbourne's west, was expected to be charged with speeding, drink driving and traffic offences.

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