A man and boy die following crash - Central Coast

Saturday, 03 September 2022 01:12:21 PM

A man and a boy have died following a two-vehicle crash on the state’s Central Coast this morning.

Just after 9am (Saturday 3 September 2022), emergency services were called to the M1 Pacific Motorway, Ourimbah, near Kangy Angy, following reports of a two-vehicle crash between a 4WD and station wagon.

Initial inquiries suggest the station wagon was stopped in the breakdown lane at the time of the crash.

The driver of the station wagon, a man aged 46, along with the passenger, a boy aged 14, both died at the scene.

The driver of the 4WD, a 27-year-old man, was uninjured and taken to Wyong Hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers attached to Tuggerah Lakes Police District established a crime scene, which will be examined by specialist police from the Crash Investigation Unit.

Motorist are urged to avoid the M1 at Kangy Angy, as southbound traffic on the M1 is heavily affected, with traffic being diverted to break down lane. Motorist are urged to check www.livetraffic.com prior to travelling.

Due to the poor weather conditions, police are urging motorist to exercise caution on the roads.

Anyone with dashcam footage or information about this incident is urged to contact Tuggerah Lakes 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.