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Man dies following crash - Tempe

Saturday, 07 January 2023 04:08:39 AM

A man has died following a crash in Sydney’s Inner West overnight.

About 11.25pm (Friday 6 January 2023), officers from Inner West Police Area Command drove upon a two-vehicle crash on the Princes Highway near Hart Street, Tempe.

Police rendered first aid to the driver of a Mazda 3, before NSW Ambulance paramedics arrived and continued; however, he died at the scene.

He is yet to be formally identified but is believed to be aged 20.

The driver of a Toyota Yaris – a 54-year-old man – was taken to RPA Hospital in a serious but stable condition for treatment and mandatory testing.

A crime scene was established, which was examined by specialist forensic police, and an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash commenced.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

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.