A van loaded with more than 270kg (600lbs) of meth has crashed into parked police cars in Sydney.

The smash happened in front of a police station in one of the city’s suburbs on Monday morning.

Drugs worth £112m were found packed into moving boxes
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Drugs worth £112m were found packed into moving boxes
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Detectives questioned the 28-year-old driver before conducting a search of the van, and discovering drugs with a street value of A$200 million (£112.4m).

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The substance – also known as ice – had been packed into moving boxes.

CCTV showed the van travelling at speed before the smash
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CCTV showed the van travelling at speed before the smash

One patrol car suffered extensive damage in the crash, but no one was injured.

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Police have since charged the driver with large commercial drug supply, negligent driving and not giving particulars to police.

The substance tested positive for methamphetamine
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The substance tested positive for methamphetamine

He was refused bail and due to appear in court on Tuesday.

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Detectives are appealing for any motorists with dashcam footage, or information about the van’s movements, to come forward.

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