Man dies after vehicle falls into construction site after crash at Rockdale

Police are investigating a fatal crash at Rockdale.

Just after 9pm (Thursday 1 August 2019), two vehicles were involved in a crash on the Princes Highway, at the intersection of Bestic Street.

After the initial impact, one of the vehicles travelled through a fence and fell into a vacant construction site which is under excavation.

The passenger of the car, a 23-year-old man, yet to be formally identified, died at the scene.

The 24-year-old female driver suffered minor injuries and was taken to St George Hospital for mandatory testing.

The 25-year-old male driver of the other car involved, a Volvo hatch, was taken to St George Hospital for treatment to shock and for mandatory testing.

Officers from the Crash Investigation Unit are attending the scene to conduct inquiries.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

The vehicle in the construction site is expected to be salvaged during daylight hours.

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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