Man arrested following a single vehicle crash – Lake Illawarra

Police are waiting to speak with the driver of a car after he was injured when his sedan hit a tree at Kanahooka overnight.

Officers attached to Lake Illawarra Police District were patrolling the Princes Motorway, Kanahooka, about 7.30pm on Monday (22 April 2024), when they saw a silver Ford Falcon sedan allegedly travelling at high speed.

A short time later, police found the car had hit a tree on Kanahooka Road.

The driver and sole occupant – an 18-year-old man – was assisted at the scene by those officers until NSW Ambulance paramedics arrived and took him to Wollongong Hospital, where he’s reported to be in a stable condition.

As inquiries continue, anyone with information or dash cam footage about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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