Car accident in Eastern Creek

Published: 9th May 2008

Fire crews from Blacktown and Huntingwood attended a serious car accident on Wallgrove Road at Eastern Creek this morning. The car had collided with a power pole, ripping the pole out of the ground and bringing power lines down. The driver was trapped in the vehicle. Fire hoses were set up to protect everybody in case of fire and fire crews worked to extricate the trapped person. The electrical authority shut off power to the wires to ensure safety. A helicopter with a doctor on board landed nearby to take the injured driver to hospital.