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Critical incident investigation launched following serious crash - Caringbah

Thursday, 08 June 2017 07:22:44 AM

A critical incident investigation has been launched after a serious crash in Caringbah.

About 5:20pm (Wednesday 7 June 2017), officers attached to Miranda Local Area Command were patrolling Taren Point Road when they attempted to stop a Holden Commodore.

Police activated their lights and sirens and indicated for the driver to stop. It will be alleged the Commodore drove away and hit a nearby pole.

The male driver, aged 17, was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being conveyed to St George Hospital in a critical condition.

A female passenger was taken to Sydney Children’s Hospital in a stable condition.

Three other passengers were treated at the scene for minor injuries.

A crime scene was established and examined by specialist forensic officers.

A critical incident team will now investigate all circumstances surrounding the incident.

No other details are available at this time; however, police are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Anyone who can assist police should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.