• Tony Bosworth

Fatal two-vehicle crash at Castlereagh this afternoon - driver dies - 10 yr old boy critical


A crime scene has been established following a fatal two-vehicle crash at 3.50pm today on Castlereagh Road after a Holden Commodore and Nissan ute with a trailer collided.


The driver of the Holden – police say a man believed to be aged in his 40s – died at the scene.


The sole passenger of the Holden – a 10-year-old boy – was taken to Westmead Hospital in a critical condition.


The driver and sole occupant of the Nissan – a man believed to be in his 20s – was also taken to Westmead Hospital in a serious condition.


Officers attached to Nepean Police Area Command established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.


Castlereagh Road is closed, and local traffic diversions are in place. Motorists are urged to avoid the area and check www.livetraffic.com for updates.


As inquiries continue, anyone with information or dashcam footage is urged to contact police immediately.


A report will be prepared for the Coroner.






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