Traffic

  • Avalon Beach. Just after 6.30pm Saturday, 27 August, NSW Police received a report of a two-vehicle collision at Barrenjoey Road, Avalon Beach. No injuries were reported but southbound traffic was affected for around half-an-hour.
  • Avalon Beach. Just before 2.30pm Monday, 29 August, NSW Police received a report of a two-vehicle collision at Barrenjoey Road, Avalon Beach, near the Bilgola Bends. No injuries were reported but traffic was disrupted in both directions until the vehicles could be towed.
  • Brookvale. Just after 4.15pm Monday, 29 August, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Cross Street, Brookvale.
  • Collaroy Plateau. Just after 5.45pm Monday, 29 August, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Hilma Street, Collaroy Plateau.
  • Cromer. Shortly after 5.00pm Thursday, 01 September, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Carrington Avenue, Cromer.
  • Curl Curl. Just before 4.45pm Monday, 29 August, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Seaview Avenue, Curl Curl.
  • Dee Why. Just before 1.30pm Tuesday, 30 August, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Howard Avenue, Dee Why.
  • Frenchs Forest. Shortly after 8.00am Sunday, 28 August, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Adams Street, Frenchs Forest.
  • Frenchs Forest. Just after 8.00pm Wednesday, 31 August, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Wareham Crescent, Frenchs Forest.
  • Ingleside. Just after 8.30am Tuesday, 30 August, NSW Police received a report of a two-vehicle collision at Mona Vale Road, Ingleside, near Kimbriki Road. No injuries were reported in the incident but westbound traffic was heavily affected for around 45 minutes until the incident was cleared.
  • Ingleside. Shortly after 4.30pm Wednesday, 31 August, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Mona Vale Road, Ingleside.
  • Ingleside. Just after 5.00pm Wednesday, 31 August, a bus breakdown affected traffic for just under an hour at Mona Vale Road, Ingleside, near Manor Road.
  • Manly. Shortly after 9.45am Sunday, 28 August, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at High Street, Manly.
  • Manly. Just after 3.15pm Monday, 29 August, emergency services were called to a report of a 10-year-old schoolboy struck by a vehicle at East Esplanade, Manly. The boy was struck in a 30 km/h signposted zone as he attempted to cross the road on foot. The CareFlight Rescue Helicopter was called to the incident, landing nearby at Manly Oval. The boy suffered multiple abrasions to his face, right shoulder, torso and hip. He was treated at the scene and taken to Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick by NSW Ambulance in a stable condition. Full story.
Boy hit by car treated by NSW Ambulance
  • Mona Vale. Shortly before 5.45pm Monday, 29 August, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Barrenjoey Road, Mona Vale. No injuries were reported in the incident.
  • North Narrabeen. Just after 1.45pm Wednesday, 31 August, emergency services responded to a report of a collision between a van and bus at Pittwater Road, North Narrabeen, near Wakehurst Parkway. A female passenger in her 60s fell on the bus as a result of the collision, receiving a minor injury to her head. She was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics and released at the scene.
  • North Narrabeen. Just after 5.30pm Wednesday, 31 August, a car breakdown affected southbound traffic for 45 minutes at Pittwater Road, North Narrabeen, near Nareen Parade.
  • North Narrabeen. Just before 5.15pm Thursday, 01 September, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance responded to a report of a collision between a car and motorcycle at the Wakehurst Parkway, North Narrabeen. Paramedics assessed the rider of the motorbike, a man in his 60s, who had reportedly gone over the bonnet of the car. The collision caused significant disruption to eastbound traffic, which was backed up to Dreadnought Road, Oxford Falls. The motorbike rider was treated for a leg injury and taken to Royal North Shore Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Seaforth. Just after 6.00am Monday, 29 August, a truck breakdown affected northbound traffic at Manly Road, Seaforth, near Sydney Road, for around 45 minutes.
  • Seaforth. Just after 12.15pm Monday, 29 August, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Kirkwood Street, Seaforth.

Rescue

  • Brookvale. Just before 1.30pm Saturday, 27 August, emergency services received a report of people trapped in an elevator at a pedestrian overpass at Pittwater Road, Brookvale. By the time NSW Police officers and Fire and Rescue NSW firefighters arrived, they appeared to have already been released as nobody was observed to be caught in the lifts.
Life at pedestrian overpass near Warringah Mall
  • Brookvale. Just after 1.30pm Monday, 29 August, NSW Ambulance paramedics were called to a report of a sports injury involving a head clash at Brookvale Oval, Federal Parade, Brookvale. A teenage boy was treated for an injury to his head and taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Collaroy. Just after 5.45pm Thursday, 01 September, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance responded to a report of a cyclist who had fallen from his bicycle, travelling approximately 40 km/h, at Pittwater Road, Collaroy. The 63-year-old male rider was wearing a helmet, however suffered a head strike that caused bleeding from his head. Two lanes of southbound traffic were closed for around an hour while Intensive Care paramedics treated the man and stabilised him for transport to Royal North Shore Hospital in a serious condition.
Traffic banked up at Pittwater Road, Collaroy
  • Fairlight. Shortly before midday Thursday, 01 September, NSW Ambulance paramedics responded to a boy who had been injured on a trampoline at Balgowlah Road, Fairlight. The young boy was treated for a broken arm and taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Forestville. Shortly after 8.00pm Saturday, 27 August, emergency services were called to assist a 36-year-old woman participating in the Oxfam Trailwalker Australia 100km charity event on a track near Boree Road, Forestville. NSW SES, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance paramedics located the woman, who was in severe pain with a seized back and unable to walk. They helped bring her out via a specialised wheeled stretcher and a NSW Ambulance Inspector’s 4WD vehicle to Davidson Park, Forestville, around 11.30pm. She was then taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition for further assessment and treatment.
NSW SES and NSW Ambulance recover an injured bushwalker
  • Frenchs Forest. Shortly after 3.00pm Thursday, 01 September, NSW Police requested the assistance of NSW Ambulance for a man who had collapsed outside Frenchs Forest Police Station at Frenchs Forest Road West, Frenchs Forest. He was assessed by paramedics but not taken to hospital.
  • Freshwater. Shortly before 9.30am Saturday, 27 August, a 41-year-old woman was walking on rocks between Curl Curl and Freshwater, around 150m north of Harbord Diggers Club, when she was seen to fall on the rocks, suffering an injury to her head and hip. Emergency services made their way to the woman on the rock platform, with a NSW Ambulance Inspector, Special Operations and Intensive Care paramedics stabilising her at the scene. Specialist rescue firefighters from Narrabeen Station used their mule stretcher to help bring the woman back to a waiting ambulance, which took her to Royal North Shore Hospital in a serious but stable condition. Full story.
Rock rescue at Freshwater
  • Freshwater. Shortly after 12.30pm Sunday, 28 August, a member of the public reported seeing a person who appeared to be in distress in the water off Freshwater Beach. Emergency services including the NSW Toll Ambulance Rescue Helicopter were called to the scene. Surf Life Saving NSW Manly Lifeguards also launched a jet-ski to assist with the search. A search pattern was established but no person in distress was located in the area and the search was discontinued shortly after 1.00pm.
  • Freshwater. Shortly before 8.45am Monday, 29 August, NSW Ambulance paramedics responded to a report of a woman in her 80s who fell and injured her leg at Brighton Street, Freshwater. She was taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Mona Vale. Just before 8.30pm Sunday, 28 August, emergency services were called to a report of two men trapped at the base of a cliff near Narrabeen Park Parade, Mona Vale. A NSW Toll Ambulance Rescue Helicopter attended the incident scene but was unable to lower a trauma care team down to the men by winch due to dangerous conditions. One of the men was critically injured by a fall and was confirmed to have died at the scene by a NSW Ambulance Special Operations paramedic who was lowered down the cliff face by the specialist vertical rescue firefighters from Narrabeen Station. The other man, who was not injured, was brought up the cliff face by firefighters using a rope and harness system. Full story.
Toll Rescue Helicopter at Mona Vale
  • Mona Vale. Just before 5.45pm Thursday, 01 September, NSW Ambulance paramedics responded to a report of a woman in hers 60s vomiting blood in the shopping centre at Waratah Street, Mona Vale. She was taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • North Balgowlah. Just before 12.30pm Monday, 29 August, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance paramedics responded to a report of a workman injured by a saw at Worrobil Street, North Balgowlah. Paramedics treated a man in his 40s for an injury to his hand and took him to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Palm Beach. Shortly before 3.00pm Sunday, 28 August, NSW Ambulance paramedics and the CareFlight Rescue Helicopter responded to a report of a swimmer in distress at Palm Beach. A man in his 20s was located ashore at the northern end of the beach, close to the lighthouse. Still out of patrol season, Surf Life Saving NSW North Palm Beach was activated to assist medical teams to reach the man via buggy. He was found in a stable condition and assessed at the scene by paramedics and the CareFlight critical care team. He was then brought back to a waiting NSW Ambulance that took him by road to Northern Beaches Hospital for further observation.
North Palm Beach
  • Warriewood. Just before 9.30am Wednesday, 31 August, NSW Ambulance paramedics and firefighters from Mona Vale Station were called to a report of a school student injured in bushland near Forest Road, Warriewood. They located a 17-year-old boy, who had fallen and injured his ribs and received abrasions to his arms and legs, around 100m into the bush. He was treated for his injuries and assisted back to a waiting NSW Ambulance and taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.

Theft & Vandalism

  • Belrose. Shortly after midday Sunday, 28 August, NSW Police were called to a report of a break-in at Ralston Avenue, Belrose.
  • Brookvale. Just after 11.00am Tuesday, 30 August, NSW Police received a report of property vandalism at Mitchell Road, Brookvale.
  • Brookvale. Just after 4.45pm Tuesday, 30 August, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of property stolen from a home at Regina Avenue, Brookvale.
  • Collaroy Plateau. Just before 8.30pm Wednesday, 31 August, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Stella Street, Collaroy Plateau.
  • Dee Why. Shortly before 7.00am Saturday, 27 August, NSW Police received a report of vandalism of property at Howard Avenue, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Just after 7.00am Saturday, 27 August, NSW Police received a report of vandalism of property at Pacific Parade, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Just after 2.30pm Friday, 02 September, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Delmar Parade, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Just before 4.15pm Friday, 02 September, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Delmar Parade, Dee Why.
  • Manly. Shortly before 1.00pm Sunday, 28 August, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Pittwater Road, Manly.
  • Manly. Just after 5.30pm Monday, 29 August, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of stealing from retail premises at Pittwater Road, Manly.
  • Manly. Shortly after 2.30pm Tuesday, 30 August, NSW Police responded to a security alarm that was triggered at Sydney Road, Manly.
  • Mona Vale. Shortly after 9.00am Sunday, 28 August, NSW Police were called to a report of an intruder at Terrol Crescent, Mona Vale.
  • Newport. Just before 1.15am Sunday, 28 August, NSW Police received a report of vandalism of property at Barrenjoey Road, Newport.
  • North Narrabeen. Just after 5.00am Sunday, 28 August, NSW Police received a report of vandalism of property at Namona Street, North Narrabeen.
  • Palm Beach. Just after 6.30pm Friday, 02 September, NSW Police responded to a report of an intruder on premises at Bynya Road, Palm Beach.
  • Scotland Island. Just before 8.30am Tuesday, 30 August, NSW Police received a report of a break-in at Tennis Wharf, Scotland Island.
  • Warriewood. Just after 9.45pm Saturday, 27 August, NSW Police responded to a report of an intruder on premises at Warriewood Road, Warriewood.
  • Warriewood. Just after 4.45pm Tuesday, 30 August, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of property stolen from a home at Sydney Road, Warriewood.

Assault & Disorder

  • Brookvale. Just before 2.45pm Sunday, 28 August, NSW Police were called to assist a person who appeared to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol at Pittwater Road, Brookvale.
  • Brookvale. Just after 4.30pm Thursday, 01 September, NSW Police were called to a report of a person assaulted at Pittwater Road, Brookvale.
  • Brookvale. Just after 6.45pm Thursday, 01 September, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance paramedics were called to assist a man in his 20s who appeared to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol at Pittwater Road, Brookvale. He was assessed by paramedics and did not need to be taken to hospital.
Police and paramedics speak with a man outside Brookvale bus depot
  • Collaroy. Just after 4.45pm Tuesday, 30 August, NSW Police were called to a report of a person assaulted at Anzac Avenue, Collaroy.
  • Collaroy. Just before 3.15pm Friday, 02 September, NSW Police were called to assist a person who appeared to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol at Pittwater Road, Collaroy.
  • Curl Curl. Just after 4.30am Saturday, 27 August, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of an assault at Griffin Road, Curl Curl.
  • Dee Why. Just after 8.30pm Saturday, 27 August, NSW Police were called to assist a person who appeared to be intoxicated at Tasman Street, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Shortly after 11.30pm Saturday, 27 August, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly youths gathered near Pittwater Road, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Shortly before midday Sunday, 28 August, NSW Police were called to assist a person who appeared to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol at Howard Avenue, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Shortly before 11.15pm Sunday, 28 August, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly youths gathered near Redman Road, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Just after 11.00am Tuesday, 30 August, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of an assault at Pittwater Road, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Shortly before 9.00pm Tuesday, 30 August, NSW Police were called to a report of a fight occurring at Walter Gors Park, Howard Avenue, Dee Why.
Police investigate a disturbance at Walter Gors park Dee Why
  • Dee Why. Just after 4.15pm Friday, 02 September, NSW Police received a report of disorderly youths gathered near Howard Avenue, Dee Why.
  • Forestville. Just before 3.00am Saturday, 27 August, NSW Police were called to a report of a person assaulted at Forestville Avenue, Forestville.
  • Manly. Shortly before 2.45pm Sunday, 28 August, NSW Police responded to a report of a person assaulted at East Esplanade, Manly.
  • Manly. Shortly after 4.45pm Sunday, 28 August, NSW Police were called to assist a person who appeared to be intoxicated at Eustace Street, Manly.
  • Manly. Just before 2.00pm Tuesday, 30 August, NSW Police were called to assist a person who appeared to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol at The Corso, Manly.
  • Manly. Just before 5.15pm Thursday, 01 September, NSW Police received a report at Manly Police Station from a person who said they had been assaulted.
  • Manly Vale. Just before 4.30am Sunday, 28 August, NSW Police were called to assist a person who appeared to be intoxicated at Condamine Street, Manly Vale.
  • Narraweena. Shortly before 12.15pm Tuesday, 30 August, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of a person assaulted at Warringah Road, Narraweena.
  • North Curl Curl. Just before 10.30am Thursday, 01 September, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of a person assaulted at Abbott Road, North Curl Curl.
  • Warriewood. Shortly before 9.30pm Saturday, 27 August, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly youths gathered near Warriewood Road, Warriewood.

Fire & Hazard

  • Avalon Beach. Just after 7.30am Friday, 02 September, Fire and Rescue NSW Avalon Station responded to a report of a school bus leaking fuel at Barrenjoey Road, Avalon Beach, near Plateau Road. The bus had a ruptured fuel line, which resulted in the spill being neutralised with absorbent material by firefighters. Traffic in all directions was affected for around an hour, with the bus left in the care of the driver who awaited a mechanic to conduct a repair on the fuel line.
  • Collaroy. Just after 9.00am Thursday, 01 September, Fire and Rescue NSW Narrabeen Station responded to a report of a fuel spill at Alexander Street, Collaroy. They found a diesel spill covering around 250m of roadway. They called NSW Police to close the street until they had neutralised the spill using absorbent material, just before 10.00am.
  • Dee Why. Just after 2.15pm Wednesday, 31 August, Fire and Rescue NSW Dee Why Station responded to a report of a fire at Howard Avenue, Dee Why. They found food being cooked alight in an unoccupied unit. They switched off and removed the food from the cooktop, which had been damaged, and ventilated smoke from the unit using a high pressure fan. FRNSW respond to approximately 4,500 residential fires each year. Half of these fires start in the kitchen, mostly due to unattended cooking, so it is imperative to ‘keep looking when cooking‘.
FRNSW at Dee Why
  • Dee Why. Just before 4.30pm Wednesday, 31 August, Fire and Rescue NSW Dee Why Station was called to a report of flooding in a unit at Pittwater Road, Dee Why. They found water flooding from a bathroom as a result of a broken pipe, affecting the lounge and dining area of an apartment. They stopped the flow of water and assisted with the removal of excess water from the unit. They waited until the arrival of a plumber, called by the occupant.
  • Forestville. Just before 2.30pm Monday, 29 August, Fire and Rescue NSW Forestville Station was called to a vehicle leaking fuel at a service station at Warringah Road, Forestville. The fuel leak was determined to be significant, and the service station was closed while a barrier was set up and absorbent material was applied to prevent the spread of diesel fuel. Excess fuel was removed from the vehicle before the area was declared safe and the service station was able to reopen.
  • Freshwater. Just after 10.00am Monday, 29 August, Fire and Rescue NSW Manly Station responded to a report of a solar system fire at Wyuna Avenue, Freshwater. A piece of electrical equipment on the roof had ignited and was extinguished by the home owner. Firefighters isolated power to the entire solar system and rendered the area safe for the occupant to call an electrician.
  • Mona Vale. Just before 11.30pm Wednesday, 31 August, Fire and Rescue NSW Mona Vale Station responded to a fire alarm at Pittwater RSL Club, Mona Vale Road, Mona Vale. They found no sign of fire and determined it was a false alarm.
  • Narraweena. Just before 6.00pm Thursday, 01 September, Fire and Rescue NSW Dee Why Station responded to a report of a gas leak at the corner of McIntosh Road, Narraweena, and Alfred Street. Using atmospheric monitoring equipment, they located a gas reading coming from a Telstra pit and requested the attendance of Jemena, who attended the location to trace the source of the leak.
Firefighters seach for a gas leak at Narraweena

Community

  • Finding Lyn. NSW Police issued a plea for help to locate the body of murdered woman Lynette Dawson of Bayview, following the conviction of her husband Chris Dawson for murder on Tuesday, 30 August. Full story.
  • Fun Run. The Manly Rotary Fun Run and Walk is on Father’s Day, this Sunday, 04 September, from 7.00am to 10.00am, with 2km, 5km and 10km routes. Live Traffic NSW warns that traffic may be heavier than usual approaching The Corso, including at Sydney Road and Pittwater Road, as participants travel to and from the event. Roads along and surrounding the routes will be closed to safely facilitate the events. Motorists are advised to exercise caution and be aware of increased pedestrian activity in the area.

Images: Northern Beaches Advocate, Google, Northern Beaches On Scene, NSW SES, Luke Gavahan

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