Traffic

  • Avalon Beach. Just after 10.45pm Thursday, 16 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Avalon Parade, Avalon Beach. No injuries were reported.
  • Bayview. Just after 10.30am Wednesday, 15 June, NSW Police received a report of a collision between a car and 52-year-old male cyclist at Pittwater Road, Bayview, near Loquat Valley Road. The man was treated for injuries to his face and taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Bayview. Just before 10.00am Friday, 17 June, emergency services, including Fire and Rescue NSW Mona Vale Station and NSW Police, were called to a report of a truck carrying an excavator that had rolled at Cabbage Tree Road, Bayview, near Samuel Street. The driver was not injured and able to climb out of the overturned vehicle. A small fluid spill was rendered safe by firefighters. Traffic was affected for just under two hours until a heavy tow vehicle could remove the truck (main image and below).
Truck rollover at Cabbage Tree Road, Bayview
  • Beacon Hill. Just after 6.00am Sunday, 12 June, NSW Police received a report of a two-car collision at Warringah Road, Beacon Hill. The incident was cleared quickly, only affecting westbound traffic for a few minutes. No injuries were reported.
  • Beacon Hill. Just before 6.30pm Tuesday, 14 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Warringah Road, Beacon Hill. No injuries were reported.
  • Belrose. Just after 5.30pm Sunday, 12 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Pringle Avenue, Belrose. No injuries were reported.
  • Belrose. Just after 8.30am Tuesday, 14 June, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance paramedics responded to a two-vehicle collision at Forest Way, Belrose, near Wyatt Avenue. The occupant of one of the vehicles was taken to Northern Beaches Hospital for further assessment.
  • Belrose. Shortly after midday Tuesday, 14 June, NSW Ambulance paramedics and NSW Police received a report of a collision between a truck and bus at Forest Way, Belrose, near Garigal Road. Nobody was injured in the incident but one lane of traffic was affected until the incident was cleared.
  • Belrose. Just after 7.00am Wednesday, 15 June, NSW Police received a report of a two-car collision at Forest Way, Belrose, near Mona Vale Road. No injuries were reported.
  • Brookvale. Just before 4.00pm Friday, 17 June, NSW Police and Fire and Rescue NSW Dee Why Station responded to a two-car collision at Harbord Road, Brookvale. Firefighters rendered a small oil spill safe and the vehicles were towed.
  • Church Point. Just before 4.00pm Thursday, 16 June, NSW Police received a report of a female pedestrian in her 40s knocked down by a car at Pittwater Road, Church Point. She was treated for abrasions and taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Collaroy. Just before 11.30pm Thursday, 16 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Pittwater Road, Collaroy. No injuries were reported.
  • Collaroy. Just before 5.15pm Friday, 17 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Eastbank Avenue, Collaroy.
  • Fairlight. Just after 10.15pm Friday, 17 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Manly Station responded to a two-car collision at Sydney Road, Fairlight, near La Perouse Street. No injuries were reported but Sydney Road was closed for around half an hour until the vehicles could be moved from the road
  • Forestville. Just after 8.45am Tuesday, 14 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Angel Place, Forestville.
  • Frenchs Forest. Just after 2.30pm Thursday, 16 June, emergency services responded to a report of a two-vehicle t-bone collision at Warringah Road, Frenchs Forest, near Hilmer Street. One vehicle had rolled onto its roof, but nobody was trapped. Police conducted traffic control, with two westbound lanes closed while firefighters from Forestville Station rendered a fluid spill safe. A woman in her 60s was treated by paramedics for injuries to her face and chest and taken over the road to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Ingleside. Just before 10.30pm Thursday, 16 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Ingleside Road, Ingleside. No injuries were reported.
  • Manly. Shortly after 5.30am Saturday, 11 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at North Steyne, Manly. No injuries were reported.
  • Manly. Just after 7.45pm Thursday, 16 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of a person driving dangerously and causing deliberate damage at North Head Scenic Drive, Manly.
  • Manly. Just after 12.45pm Friday, 17 June, NSW Ambulance paramedics responded to a report of a 43-year-old man hit by a car at Fairlight Street, Manly. He was treated for injuries to his legs and taken to Royal North Shore Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Narrabeen. Just after 9.15pm Saturday, 11 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Edgecliff Boulevard, Narrabeen.
  • Newport. Just before 10.15am Thursday, 16 June, a NSW Ambulance Inspector came across a cement truck stuck at Grandview Drive, Newport. It had spilled a small amount of concrete and blocked one lane of traffic. NSW Police were called for traffic control and a tow truck was called to assist the cement truck get back on the road.
  • Seaforth. Around 2.00am Monday, 13 June, a 35-year-old man from Seaforth was arrested after a police pursuit when he attempted to evade random breath testing. He drove a Jaguar at speeds in excess of 100 km/h before colliding with a bus and attempting to flee on foot. Full story.
  • Warriewood. Shortly before 2.45pm Monday, 13 June, emergency services were called to a two-vehicle collision at Jacksons Road, Warriewood. The male driver of one vehicle was assessed by NSW Ambulance paramedics but not taken to hospital. One vehicle was towed from the scene.
Car accident at Jacksons Road, Warriewood
  • Warriewood. Just after 4.45pm Tuesday, 14 June, emergency services responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident at Jacksons Road, Warriewood. No injuries were reported in the incident. Firefighters cleared a small amount of glass from the roadway.

Rescue

  • Collaroy. Just after 6.30am Thursday, 16 June, NSW Ambulance paramedics responded to a report of a 53-year-old man falling from a bicycle at high speed at Pittwater Road, Collaroy. The man sustained lacerations and abrasions to his left side, including his head, and could not remember the accident. He was treated at the scene with spinal precautions and taken to Royal North Shore Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Just after 3.30pm Sunday, 12 June, emergency services were called to a report of walkers lost in the bush near Morning Bay, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. They were located by the police helicopter which guided a NSW Ambulance special operations paramedic and RFS volunteers to their location. Full story.
Lost walkers found
  • Manly Vale. Just before 10.45am Saturday, 11 June, NSW Police, Fire and Rescue NSW Narrabeen Station and the NRMA responded to release a dog trapped in a vehicle at Condamine Street, Manly Vale.
  • Mona Vale. Just after 10.30am Friday, 17 June, a NSW Ambulance Inspector was flagged down at Bungan Street, Mona Vale, and informed that an elderly lady had collapsed in a shop. She was treated at the scene and taken to hospital in a stable condition.
  • Scotland Island. Shortly before 9.00pm Monday, 13 June, NSW Ambulance paramedics and Community First Responders were called to a report of a woman in her 50s who had fallen, injuring her ankle at Richard Road, Scotland Island. Just after 10.15pm, water police assisted with the transport of the woman to Church Point where a waiting NSW Ambulance took her to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Terrey Hills. Shortly after 12.45pm Monday, 13 June, NSW Ambulance paramedics and the CareFlight Rescue Helicopter responded to a report of a 12-year-old boy injured in a fall on a BMX bike track at JJ Melbourne Hills Reserve, Kamber Road, Terrey Hills. The boy, who was wearing a helmet, sustained a head injury and was airlifted to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead in a serious condition. Full story.
Injured BMX rider being loaded into a CareFlight helicopter

Theft & Vandalism

  • Balgowlah. Just after 8.45am Saturday, 11 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Griffiths Street, Balgowlah.
  • Beacon Hill. Just before 7.30pm Sunday, 12 June, NSW Police responded to a report of a vehicle stolen from where it have been parked at Cormack Road, Beacon Hill.
  • Beacon Hill. Shortly after 5.15pm Friday, 17 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Egan Place, Beacon Hill.
  • Bilgola Plateau. Just after 2.00pm Sunday, 12 June, NSW Police received a report of items stolen from a vehicle that was parked at Daly Street, Bilgola Plateau.
  • Brookvale. Just after 2.00pm Sunday, 12 June, NSW Police were called to investigate the theft of a vehicle from where it had been parked at Old Pittwater Road, Brookvale.
  • Brookvale. Just before 5.30pm Monday, 13 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at commercial premises at Pittwater Road, Brookvale.
  • Collaroy. Just before 3.00pm Saturday, 11 June, NSW Police responded to a report of an intruder on premises at Pittwater Road, Collaroy.
  • Dee Why. Just after 11.00am Saturday, 11 June, NSW Police were called to investigate the theft of a vehicle that was parked at Pacific Parade, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Shortly after 7.15pm Saturday, 11 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of an intruder on premises at Fisher Road, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Just before 3.30pm Monday, 13 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Howard Avenue, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Shortly before 5.00pm Monday, 13 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of an intruder on commercial premises at Fisher Road, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Just after 5.30pm Monday, 13 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of an intruder inside premises at Fisher Road, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Just after 1.45pm Tuesday, 14 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of a break-in to commercial premises at The Strand, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Just after 4.00pm Tuesday, 14 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Pacific Parade, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Just after 9.30am Wednesday, 15 June, NSW Police responded to a security alarm that was triggered at commercial premises at Pittwater Road, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Just before 10.00am Wednesday, 15 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Lismore Avenue, Dee Why.
  • Fairlight. Just after 9.45am Friday, 17 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Woods Parade, Fairlight.
  • Frenchs Forest. Shortly before 6.30pm Thursday, 16 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Bennabra Place, Frenchs Forest.
  • Frenchs Forest. Shortly after 2.45pm Friday, 17 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle that was parked at Jimada Avenue, Frenchs Forest.
  • Manly. Shortly before 9.30pm Saturday, 11 June, NSW Police received a report of property vandalised at Pittwater Road, Manly.
  • Manly. Just after 10.45pm Tuesday, 14 June, NSW Police were called to a report of an intruder on premises at Stuart Street, Manly.
  • Manly. Just after 4.15pm Thursday, 16 June, NSW Police were called to a store at The Corso, Manly, to investigate a report of shoplifting.
  • Manly. Just after 3.45pm Friday, 17 June, NSW Police were called to investigate theft from a retail store at The Corso, Manly.
  • Mona Vale. Just before 7.45pm Sunday, 12 June, NSW Police received a report of malicious damage of property at Darley Street, Mona Vale.
  • Mona Vale. Just before 8.30am Tuesday, 14 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Waratah Street, Mona Vale.
  • Mona Vale. Just after 9.00am Tuesday, 14 June, NSW Police received a report of property vandalised at Park Street, Mona Vale.
  • Narrabeen. Just after 6.15pm Sunday, 12 June, NSW Police received a report of property vandalised at Narrabeen Street, Narrabeen.
  • Narrabeen. Just after 11.15pm Sunday, 12 June, NSW Police received a report of vandalism of property at Ocean Street, Narrabeen.
  • Narrabeen. Shortly before 11.00am Monday, 13 June, NSW Police received a report of property vandalised at Ocean Street, Narrabeen.
  • Narrabeen. Just after 5.15pm Monday, 13 June, NSW Police received a report of property damaged by vandals at Waterloo Street, Narrabeen.
  • Newport. Shortly before 3.15pm Thursday, 16 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Bishop Street, Newport.
  • North Manly/Forestville. A 40-year-old man appeared in court over charges relating to a string of robberies across Sydney, including two on the Northern Beaches on Sunday, 05 June, at service stations at Pittwater Road, North Manly and Warringah Road, Forestville. Full story.
  • North Manly. Shortly before 9.00am Tuesday, 14 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Corrie Road, North Manly.
  • Palm Beach. Shortly after 7.00am Saturday, 11 June, a break-in occurred at a business at Barrenjoey Road, Palm Beach. Items stolen included a laptop and alcohol.
  • Palm Beach. Shortly before 2.15pm Saturday, 11 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Barrenjoey Road, Palm Beach.
  • Palm Beach. Just after 6.45pm Saturday, 11 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of theft from premises at Barrenjoey Road, Palm Beach.
  • Palm Beach. Just after 11.00am Thursday, 16 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at May Road, Palm Beach.
  • Terrey Hills. Just after 3.00pm Thursday, 16 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Booralie Road, Terrey Hills.

Assault & Disorder

  • Avalon Beach. Just before 3.45pm Thursday, 16 June, NSW Police were called to a report of a person assaulted at Park Avenue, Avalon Beach.
  • Balgowlah Heights. Shortly after 4.30pm Monday, 13 June, NSW Police responded to a report of a person assaulted at Beatrice Street, Balgowlah Heights.
  • Brookvale. Just after 5.30pm Monday, 13 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of a person assaulted and property damage at Orchard Road, Brookvale.
  • Brookvale. Just after 12.15pm Tuesday, 14 June, NSW Police were called to investigate suspicious activity allegedly involving drugs at Old Pittwater Road, Brookvale.
  • Brookvale. Just before 12.30am Friday, 17 June, NSW Police were called to assist a person who appeared to be under the influence of alcohol at Pittwater Road, Brookvale.
  • Dee Why. Just after 6.00am Saturday, 11 June, NSW Police responded to a report of an assault at Hogarth Avenue, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Just before 9.30pm Friday, 17 June, NSW Police were called to assist a person who appeared to be intoxicated at Grafton Crescent, Dee Why.
  • Forestville. Just before 3.00am Monday, 13 June, NSW Police responded to a report of disorderly youths causing trouble near Melwood Oval at Melwood Avenue, Forestville.
  • Frenchs Forest. Shortly before 9.00pm Wednesday, 15 June, NSW Police were called to assist a person who appeared to be intoxicated at Forest Way, Frenchs Forest.
  • Manly. Shortly before 11.45am Tuesday, 14 June, NSW Police were called to assist a person who appeared to be intoxicated at The Corso, Manly.
  • Manly. Shortly after 9.00pm Tuesday, 14 June, NSW Police were called to a report of disorderly and intoxicated youths at Addison Road, Manly.
  • Manly. Just after 6.00pm Friday, 17 June, NSW Police were called to a report of an intoxicated person refusing to leave licensed premises at The Corso, Manly.
  • Manly Vale. Just after 7.00pm Sunday, 12 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of a person assaulted at Koorala Street, Manly Vale.
  • Mona Vale. Shortly before midday Thursday, 16 June, NSW Police were called to a report of a person assaulted at Barrenjoey Road, Mona Vale.
  • Newport. Just after 3.15am Saturday, 11 June, NSW Police were called to assist a person who appeared to be intoxicated at Barrenjoey Road, Newport.
  • North Manly. Just before 8.00pm Sunday, 12 June, NSW Police were called to assist a person who appeared to be intoxicated at Robert Avenue, North Manly.

Fire & Hazard

  • Avalon Beach. Just before 5.30pm Wednesday, 15 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Avalon Station responded to a report of a power pole alight at George Street, Avalon Beach. They extinguished the fire and closed the road in both directions until the pole could be rendered safe by Ausgrid.
  • Balgowlah. Just before 10.15am Sunday, 12 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Manly Station responded to a report of a gas leak at Woodland Street, Balgowlah. Using atmospheric testing equipment they found a minor gas leak which posed no immediate danger but requested the attendance of the gas utility to repair the leak.
  • Beacon Hill. Just before 3.45pm Saturday, 11 June, NSW Police and firefighters from Forestville and Dee Why Stations responded to a report of a house fire at Warringah Road, Beacon Hill, near Cornish Avenue. They found that food had been left on a cooktop, resulting in a fire that damaged the kitchen and caused smoke damage throughout the home. Firefighters ventilated the property of smoke before handing it back to the occupant shortly after 4.15pm.
  • Beacon Hill. Shortly before 5.30pm Tuesday, 14 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Dee Why Station responded to a report of a vehicle fire at Beacon Hill Road, Beacon Hill. They located a vehicle that was smoking as a result of a mechanical malfunction. They investigated and determined no brigade action was required but the vehicle would need to be towed and left it in a safe location.
  • Belrose. Just before 3.00pm Sunday, 12 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Forestville Station and Belrose Rural Fire Brigade responded to smoke coming from a property at Ralston Avenue, Belrose. The cause was green waste being burned in the backyard. Firefighters ensured the fire was safely extinguished.
  • Brookvale. Shortly after 10.30am Tuesday, 14 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Dee Why Station responded to a report of a fire at Dale Street, Brookvale. A fire that had occurred on the second floor of commercial premises was extinguished prior to the brigade’s arrival but firefighters in breathing apparatus checked for fire spread and ventilated smoke before handing the premises back to the occupants.
  • Clontarf. Shortly before 4.30pm Monday, 13 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Manly Station was called to a report of hazardous material at Peronne Avenue, Clontarf. They found a small amount of asbestos material left next to a building site.
  • Elanora Heights. Shortly after 2.30am Saturday, 11 June, emergency services responded to a report of a house fire at Lumeah Avenue, Elanora Heights. They arrived to find a fire had occurred on the back deck of a home, but had been extinguished by the occupant prior to arrival. Firefighters from Narrabeen Station checked for spread of fire using thermal imaging and completely extinguished any hot spots. Damage was contained to the deck and the occupants of the home declined assessment by NSW Ambulance paramedics.
  • Freshwater. Just after 8.30am Tuesday, 14 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Dee Why Station responded to a report of a malfunctioning air conditioning unit at commercial premises at Lawrence Street, Freshwater. They were unable to locate any source of heat or burning in the unit and informed the occupant to request a service technician investigate the air conditioning unit.
  • Manly. Just after 2.30pm Thursday, 16 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Manly Station’s ladder truck was called to assist with a problem on a flagpole at Queenscliff Surf Life Saving Club at North Steyne, Manly.
  • Newport. Shortly after 9.30pm Saturday, 11 June, NSW Police and Fire and Rescue NSW Mona Vale Station responded to a report of a fire in a public toilet at Newport Beach. Paper that had been set alight was extinguished using water and sand from the beach.
  • Newport. Just before 11.30am Wednesday, 15 June, emergency services responded to a report of a large tree branch falling on a van, and bringing down power lines at Prince Alfred Parade, Newport. The van sustained significant damage, the driver was fortunately uninjured although power lines were across the vehicle. Ausgrid attended and rendered the power lines safe, allowing firefighters from Mona Vale Station to cut up the large tree branch and release the vehicle. The driver went to buy a lottery ticket.
Tree fall at Prince Alfred Parade, Newport
  • North Manly. Just after 8.00pm Tuesday, 14 June, NSW Police and Fire and Rescue NSW Manly Station responded to a fire alarm that had been triggered at Wakefield Street, North Manly. Firefighters gained access to the property and determined it had been triggered by steam from a running shower, which was switched off.
  • Terrey Hills. Just before 12.30pm Tuesday, 14 June, NSW Police and NSW Terrey Hills Rural Fire Brigade were called to a report of a fire at Mona Vale Road, Terrey Hills. They found two small pile burns being conducted, which were extinguished.

Beach & Waterways

  • Bayview. Tuesday evening, 14 June, Marine Rescue NSW Broken Bay took delivery of a new vessel, named BB21. Crews will become familiar with the vessel over the next few weeks and it should enter service in late July alongside sister vessel BB30.
BB21 launched at Marine Rescue NSW Broken Bay
  • Freshwater. Just after 8.15am Saturday, 11 June, Surf Life Saving NSW Freshwater Patrol reported an Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) had flipped in rough conditions. All crew were safely accounted for. A second IRB towed the flipped boat to Shelly Beach to be safely removed from the water.

Community

  • Training. SES volunteers from across NSW, including Warringah / Pittwater Unit, braved the cold this week for three days to participate in flood rescue training at the Penrith Whitewater Stadium.
SES flood training

Images: Northern Beaches Advocate, NSW Police, Luke Gavahan, Marine Rescue NSW, NSW SES

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