A suburban street descended into chaos when a minor car accident commenced to a riot concerning an angry mob and dozens of police.
The incident began on Campbell Hill Road in Chester Hill, in western Sydney, at about 5.30 pm on Saturday when drunk-driver Wayne Bedford hit into a 19-year-old woman’s car.
The drama unfolded when 2 teenagers on the street began filming the accident on their mobile phones. The young woman’s family members said to the teens to stop recording, before inviting the backup.
An angry mob then came on the scene, where the riot broke took place.
Police officers were called in to stop the fight and were required to use pepper spray to divide the angry brawlers.
34-year-old Ahmed Allah Madeen who was on crutches after recent surgery supposedly used one of his crutches to hit a police officer. He was detained and charged with attack and affray.
‘Someone told “I’m going home to get a gun” then someone shouted “I’ve got a knife”,’ witness Jean Jackson said.
Both my son and son-in-law had to assist the police hold a couple down so that they could attempt and control it, but [the police] couldn’t control it.’
Another witness Raneem Yahia told she viewed kids getting pepper-sprayed.
‘Everyone was just going insane, it was like World War 3… people were getting thrown onto the ground; it was terrible.’
The 2 teens who recorded the accident were brought to the hospital with lesser injuries.