Critical incident declared following crash - Cammeray

Sunday, 13 November 2022 07:51:20 PM

A critical incident investigation has been declared following a single-vehicle crash on Sydney’s north shore this afternoon.

About 4.40pm (Sunday 13 November 2022), emergency services were called to West Street, Cammeray, following reports a vehicle had left the roadway and crashed into a tree.

Police had initiated and then terminated a pursuit involving the vehicle shortly before the crash.

The driver and four passengers were assisted from the vehicle – which had caught alight – and were treated at the scene by officers prior to the arrival of NSW Ambulance paramedics.

The occupants of the vehicle were taken to various hospitals, in serious and critical conditions.

A critical incident team from Blue Mountains Police Area Command will now investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.

The investigation will be subject to independent review.

No further 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 or online at nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.