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Sydney police injured in RBT crash by alleged distracted driver

Sydney police injured in RBT crash by alleged distracted driver

In breaking news, there are reports that two police officers have been hit by a auto in western Sydney.

Two senior police constables are recovering in hospital after being hit and seriously injured by the impact of the high-speed crash.

Police were setting up a roadside RBT site on Campbelltown Road at Leumeah when they were struck by a vehicle about 8.20pm (Friday 16 February 2018).

They were taken to hospital where one remains in a critical condition, and the other is critical but stable.

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The driver of the vehicle, who was not injured, was taken to Campbelltown Hospital for mandatory testing.

The driver of the vehicle, who was not injured, has since been charged with risky driving causing grievous bodily harm, causing bodily harm by misconduct in charge of a motor vehicle, negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm and using a mobile phone when not permitted.

A critical incident team will investigate all circumstances surrounding the incident.


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