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Fatal crash near Campbelltown

Thursday, 28 July 2022 05:25:00 AM

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

Just after 8pm (Wednesday 27 July 2022), emergency services were called to Appin Road, Gilead, following reports of a crash.

On arrival, officers attached to Campbelltown Police Area Command found a car had crashed into a tree.

Police, with assistance from an off-duty nurse, performed CPR on the driver – a 46-year-old man and the sole occupant of the vehicle – until NSW Ambulance paramedics arrived; however he could not be revived.

Officers established a crime scene and have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

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.