Man dies following three-vehicle crash - Merrylands

Sunday, 16 April 2023 06:39:59 AM

A man has died following a three-vehicle crash in Sydney’s west yesterday.

About 5pm (Saturday 15 April 2023), emergency services were called to Hawksview Street, Merrylands, following reports of a three-vehicle crash.

On arrival, officers from Cumberland Police Area Command were told a Hyundai i30 and a Holden Commodore utility had collided, before the Holden rolled and hit a third parked Hilux utility, which was unoccupied.

Despite the efforts of NSW Ambulance paramedics, the 35-year-old male passenger of the Holden died at the scene.

The driver of the Holden – a 23-year-old man - was taken to Westmead Hospital, where he was treated for minor injuries and for mandatory testing.

The driver of the Hyundai – a 37-year-old man – was not injured and underwent mandatory testing at Westmead Hospital.

A crime scene was established, and investigations are continuing into the circumstances surrounding incident.

As the investigation continues, anyone with information into the incident or dashcam footage is urged to contact police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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.