Passenger injured on Hawkesbury Rd

A 44-year-old Faulconbridge woman has possible spinal injuries after a car accident on Hawkesbury Road, Springwood on Sunday.

Possible spinal injuries: A woman was seriously injured in an accident on Hawkesbury Road on Sunday. Photo: Top Notch Video

Possible spinal injuries: A woman was seriously injured in an accident on Hawkesbury Road on Sunday. Photo: Top Notch Video

She was a passenger in a car that was hit by a vehicle from behind at about 1.30pm. She was flown to Royal North Shore Hospital in a CareFlight rapid response helicopter. No-one else was injured in the incident.

House destroyed

A two-storey Hazelbrook home was destroyed by fire in suspicious circumstances on November 8.

The fire started about 11am at the brick home on acreage in Lake Rd. No-one was home at the time.

"On arrival, emergency services found the residence was engulfed by flames," said Blue Mountains Police Detective Inspector Scott McAlpine.

"Suspicious circumstances have been identified; with property missing, suspected stolen from the residence prior to the fire."

Fire and Rescue NSW Blue Mountains Duty Commander Acting Inspector, Ian Stubbs, said fire crews had been monitoring bushland on the eastern side of the home and protecting the bush from ember attack.

The police investigation is ongoing. If anyone has information regarding this incident please contact Blue Mountains detectives on 4751 0299 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Blaxland pursuit

Police were called to Blaxland about 3.40am on November 7 following a report of males sitting in two vehicles outside Blaxland IGA wearing balaclavas.

On arrival, the officers found a black Volkswagen Golf with its registration plate covered in black tape. A male driver was seen in the vehicle and he drove off, with police in pursuit.

The vehicle turned into the dead end Station Street, then turned around and drove directly at the stationary police vehicle, hitting a rear door and continuing on, Det Insp McAlpine said.

The pursuit was terminated by police. A second vehicle suspected of being involved, a red Volkswagen Golf, was pursued by police for a short period. The car, stolen from Castle Hill, was later found in Emu Plains, after hitting a school fence.

The police investigation is ongoing. Contact Springwood Police on 4751 0299.