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Man dies after crash - Bass Hill

Wednesday, 18 August 2021 04:56:14 PM

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

About 1.40pm (Wednesday 18 August 2021), emergency services responded to reports of a single-vehicle crash in the west bound lanes of the Hume Highway, Bass Hill.

Officers attached to Bankstown Police Area Command attended and identified that a Ford sedan had crashed into a telegraph pole.

Despite the efforts of emergency services, the male driver and sole occupant died at the scene.

The identity of the driver has yet to be confirmed.

A crime scene was established, and an investigation has commenced into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Major traffic delays are being experienced and motorist are urged to avoid the area.

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 crime via NSW Police social media pages.