NSW police investigate after car crashes into apartment at Dubbo

Police are investigating after a car crashed into an apartment block shortly after it was in a pursuit in the state’s Central West last night.

About 8.40pm yesterday (Thursday 23 April 2020), officers attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District attempted to stop a white Hyundai Getz for the purpose of a random breath test.

The driver failed to stop, and a pursuit was initiated.

The pursuit was terminated shortly after for safety reasons on Fitzroy Street.

Police located the vehicle a short time later after reports it had crashed into an apartment and caught alight in Goode Street, Dubbo.

Fire & Rescue NSW attended and extinguished the blaze. The State Emergency Service assessed and stabilised the apartment balcony.

The vehicle was towed for forensic testing.

Police are appealing for anyone with information, or who may have CCTV or dash cam vision from the area to contact Dubbo Police Station (02) 6883 1599 or Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.

Inquiries are continuing.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

/Public Release. View in full here.