Driver seriously injured in crash – Lidcombe

A man has been taken to hospital in a serious condition following a single-vehicle crash in Sydney’s west yesterday.

About 11pm (Saturday 31 October 2020), emergency services were called to Olympic Drive near Joseph Street, Lidcombe, after reports a vehicle had crashed into a telegraph pole.

The driver and sole occupant of the Honda Civic was trapped for an hour and a half, before he was freed by Fire and Rescue NSW.

The 21-year-old man was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics, before being taken to Westmead Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Officers from Auburn Police Area Command established a crime scene, which was examined by specialist forensic police.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash is underway and anyone who may have information are urged to contact 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.

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