Inquiries continue after reports car swept off causeway – Galston

A search has concluded, and inquiries continue, following reports a car was swept off a causeway at Galston yesterday.

A witness reported seeing a silver Mercedes being swept away on Sallaway Road between 4.30pm and 5pm (Sunday 9 February 2020).

The information was reported to Galston Rural Fire Service, who conducted inquiries, before contacting local police and SES.

Officers from Kuring-Gai Police Area Command and SES attended the location and conducted a search of the water by boat, but nothing was located.

Just after 8pm, Police Divers and specialist officers from the Rescue and Bomb Disposal Unit attended to assist but were unable to complete a full underwater search due to the conditions.

Today (Monday 10 February 2020), a further search was conducted in the area; however, the vehicle was not located.

The search has since concluded, and officers are continuing to conduct inquiries into the incident.

As inquiries continue, police are appealing for any witnesses who reported seeing a Mercedes swept away to come forward.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence.

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