Investigation underway into fatal crash at Lilyvale

An investigation is underway following a fatal single-vehicle crash in the Royal National Park today.

About 1.45pm (Saturday 25 April 2020), emergency services were called to Lady Wakehurst Drive at Lilyvale, following reports a car had crashed into a tree.

On arrival, officers from Wollongong Police District located a male passenger, believed to be aged in his late teens, deceased. He has not been formally identified.

The driver, an 18-year-old man, suffered minor injuries and was taken to St George Hospital for mandatory testing.

A crime scene has been established with officers from the Crash Investigation Unit to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Lady Wakehurst Drive is closed in both directions and people are advised to avoid the area. Visit www.livetraffic.com for further details.

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.

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