A man has died following a crash in the Blue Mountains yesterday.
About 10.30am on Monday (1 November 2021), emergency services were called to the Bells Line of Road, Mount Tomah, approximately 15km west of Bilpin, following reports of a crash.
Police have been told a truck and a car collided trapping both drivers and their passengers.
NSW Police Rescue, with help from Fire and Rescue NSW, NSW SES, and NSW Ambulance paramedics worked to free the occupants.
The driver of the car – a 76-year-old man – died at the scene.
The car passenger – a 75-year-old woman – along with the driver of the truck – a 60-year-old man – were airlifted to hospital in a serious condition.
The passenger of the truck – a 48-year-old woman – suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital by road ambulance.
Officers from Blue Mountains Police Area Command and the Crash Investigation Unit established a crime scene and have commenced an investigation.
A report will be prepared for the information of 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 information via NSW Police social media pages.