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Driver dies in hospital following crash - Pagewood

Saturday, 21 August 2021 02:52:57 AM

A man has died in hospital following a crash in Sydney’s east overnight.

Just before 9pm (Friday 20 August 2021), emergency services were called to Banks Avenue, Pagewood, after reports of a crash.

Officers from Eastern Beaches Police Area Command attended and found a Toyota had crashed into the rear of a BMW at the intersection of Prince Edward Circuit before hitting a parked box trailer.

The driver and sole occupant, a 49-year-old man, was freed from the vehicle and treated by paramedics.

He was taken to St Vincent’s Hospital in a critical condition, where he died shortly after.

The male driver of the BMW was uninjured.

A crime scene was established as inquiries continue into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for 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 crime via NSW Police social media pages.