A woman has been hurt after her car was hit by another vehicle being pursued by police in Sydney’s west.
Blacktown police attempted to stop a Mitsubishi Nimbus for a random breath test just after 7.30pm on Saturday, July 14.
It failed to stop and the officers, in an unmarked patrol car, initiated a pursuit.
While travelling along Kildare Road, the Mitsubishi lost control and collided with an oncoming Suzuki Swift.
The male driver of the Mitsubishi fled the crash scene on foot.
A search of the surrounding area failed to locate him.
The driver of the Suzuki, a 20-year-old woman, was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance Paramedics.
She was then taken to Blacktown Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
Inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the collision are being undertaken by officers from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit.
Anyone who witnessed the crash or the events leading up to it is urged to contact Crime Stoppers, 1800 333 000.