Second man dies after Minchinbury crash

The driver of the vehicle involved in a fatal crash in Minchinbury at the weekend has died.

About 3.45pm (Sunday 5 April 2020), emergency services responded to reports of a serious car crash on the Great Western Highway near Minchin Drive.

On arrival, officers from Mt Druitt Police Area Command found a Volkswagen Golf GTi that had crashed into a tree.

A 22-year-old man, who was seated in the back of the car, died at the scene.

The driver, a 19-year-old man, suffered critical injuries. Two other male passengers, aged 22 and 17, suffered serious injuries. All men were taken to Westmead Hospital.

At 12pm yesterday (Wednesday 8 April), the 19-year-old driver died from his injuries.

A crime scene was established at the scene, and officers from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident, or have dashcam, to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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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