29 April 2024

Police seek witnesses after car slams into Harrison home

| Zoe Cartwright
ACT Policing car

Police are seeking witnesses after a car hit a house in Harrison over the weekend. Photo: Claire Fenwicke.

A Sydney man with an international drivers licence allegedly crashed into a Harrison home while intoxicated, police say.

An ACT Policing spokesperson said they are seeking witnesses to the accident.

“About 8 pm Saturday (27 April), police and emergency services were called to a home in Cape York Street, Harrison,” the spokesperson said.

“A silver Toyota Yaris had left the road and collided with the front of a home causing significant damage.

“Witnesses reported the vehicle travelling at high speed immediately prior to the collision. A 26-year-old Sydney man who held an international drivers license was taken into custody.

“He later returned a positive breath alcohol reading.”

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Investigators are seeking witnesses or dash-cam footage of the silver Toyota Yaris in the Harrison area before 8 pm last night.

Anyone who can assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website.  Please quote 77356002.

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