Man injured after rubbish truck rollover – Northern Beaches

Police have commenced an investigation following a serious crash on Sydney’s Northern Beaches this morning.

About 7am (Monday 24 January 2022), emergency services were called to Barrenjoey Road, near Bilgola Beach, after reports a garbage truck rolled onto its side, trapping a utility.

The driver and sole occupant of the truck – a 26-year-old man – was uninjured. He was taken to Northern Beaches Hospital for assessment and mandatory testing.

The driver and sole occupant of the utility – a 30-year-old man – was trapped. With assistance from Fire and Rescue NSW, a crane was utilised to remove the garbage truck from the utility to free the man.

He was airlifted to Royal North Shore Hospital in a stable condition with minor injuries.

Officers attached to Northern Beaches Police Area Command established a crime scene and commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

As inquiries continue, police are appealing to anyone that may have information or dashcam footage of the incident to come forward.

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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