Heart attack leads to Doonside crash

Police said a man, 84, died after he suffered a heart attack while driving in Doonside on Sunday. A heart attack is believed to be the cause of a crash inDoonside on Sunday, Blacktown police say.
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A man, 84, died after he was driving along Kelsall Street about 1.20pm onwhen he lost control of his car.

Police said the man hadsuffered a heart attack while behind the wheel of the vehicle.

His car collided with a parked vehicle before it mounted a kerb and came to a rest against a brick wallon Rosenthal Street.

Blacktown police said witnesses rushed to the aid of the driver who was removed from his car.

“On arrival of NSW Ambulance and Paramedics the driver stopped breathing and CPR was commenced, a police statement said.

“He was taken to Blacktown Hospital but was unable to be revived.”

A report will be prepared for the coroner.

THREE ARRESTED AFTER DOONSIDE BRAWLTwo men and one male youth have beencharged with affrayafter being arrested in relation to a brawl in Doonside last Thursday.

Police were called to Maraga Place about 11am after reports of a fight in the street.

Witnesses told police that a62-year-old man, an18-year-old man and a 16-year-old male had been involved in a verbal altercation which became physical.

Police allege that a brawlbroke out after the 62-year-old man and 18-year-old man had argued, with the former arming himself with a curtain rod.

“Both engaged in a physical fight in the street at which point the 16-year-old young person joined the fight and punched the 62-year-old man a number of times in the back of the head,” a police statement said.

The two men will appear at Blacktown local court on December 7, while the youth will face Parramatta Children’s Court on December 8.

SUSPENDED DRIVER CAUGHT RED HANDEDA woman, 34, who had her licence suspended for losing demerit pointsunwittingly drove into the lap of police this month.

Police had attended the woman’sresidence on Niblo Place, Doonside for an unrelated matter on October 14 when she droveher car into the driveway.

She was handed a Field Court Attendance Notice for driving a motor vehicle while having a suspended licence and will face Blacktown local court on November 29.