Critical Incident Investigation Unit
Critical Incident Investigation – Ingleburn
A critical incident investigation team will investigate the circumstances involving the death of a child following a Police pursuit in Ingleburn last night. (31 December 2009)
Police will allege an armed hold up occurred shortly after 6pm at a bottle shop in Peakhurst, followed soon after by a second armed robbery of a bottle shop in Cook Crescent East Hills.
In both robberies, two men allegedly produced weapons, and escaped from the scene in a Chrysler Voyager.
Police patrolling the area sighted the suspect vehicle and attempted to pull the car over.
A pursuit was initiated and continued along the Hume Highway, Ingleburn where it collided with a vehicle, resulting in the death of a 2-year-old child.
A man and woman, also in the vehicle, where taken to Liverpool Hospital and their condition is stable.
Two men driving the Voyager where arrested at the scene and taken to Liverpool Hospital where one is being treated, and the other has been released into Police custody.
He is currently being questioned by Police.
The Hume Highway remains closed southbound between Brooks Road and Campbelltown Road and motorists are urged to use alternate routes.