Irishman Arrested Boarding Flight After Sydney Crash

An Irishman has been arrested boarding a flight from Australia following a crash in Sydney.

The 22-year-old, who is understood to be from County Donegal, was detained at Sydney Airport on Monday.

The crash is believed to have taken place in Chifley in the early hours of Saturday morning when a Mazda 323 crashed into a parked van.

CCTV footage appeared to show the driver fleeing the scene on foot, while a passenger also fled a short time later.

Emergency services attended to free two others from the wreckage, one of whom, a 25-year-old, suffered serious injuries and was taken to hospital where he remains in stable condition. The other man, aged 27, was also taken to hospital and is believed to be in serious but stable condition.

New South Wales police arrested the alleged driver on board a flight to Dublin, while the search continues for another individual who was seen leaving the scene.


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