Alleged stolen car crashes in Parkville

Alleged stolen car crashes in Parkville
Brendan Rees

Two people have been charged after an allegedly stolen car crashed into a parked car in Parkville on June 17.

Police understand an allegedly stolen Mercedes sedan collided with a Ford Ranger at the intersection of Royal Pde and Gatehouse St just after 9am.

The Mercedes then crashed into a parked car, which was captured on dashcam footage and later shared online.

The driver of the Mercedes, a 40-year-old man, was taken to hospital under police guard with minor injuries. 

His passenger, a 28-year-old woman, was also taken to hospital under police guard for observation.

The 53-year-old male driver of the Ford Ranger was not injured.

The man has since been charged with reckless conduct endanger life, reckless conduct endanger serious injury, theft of motor vehicle, drive manner dangerous, drive while disqualified, careless driving and enter intersection on red traffic light.

He will face Melbourne Magistrates Court on August 9.

His female passenger has been charged with theft of motor vehicle.

She has been bailed to appear at Melbourne Magistrates Court

It is believed the Mercedes was stolen from St Kilda the day before the incident.

Police are investigating.

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