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Teenager dies following crash - Loftus

Sunday, 17 July 2022 05:40:42 AM

A teenager has died following a single-vehicle crash in Sydney’s south this morning.

Just after 3.00am (Sunday 17 July 2022), emergency services were called to the Princes Highway, Loftus, following reports a Ford Territory, which had been travelling in the north bound lanes, had left the roadway and collided with a number of trees.

A number of witnesses nearby went to the assistance of the driver and only occupant – a 17-year-old male – before emergency services attended.

The teenager died at the scene.

Officers attached to Sutherland Shire Police Area Command attended and established a crime scene, which will be forensically examined.

As inquiries continue into the incident, police are urging any witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage who has not yet come forward to contact Sutherland Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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.