Sydney Harbour Bridge fatal crash update

A woman has died following a head-on crash on the Sydney Harbour Bridge this morning.

Just before 7.15am (Thursday 27 August 2020), emergency services were called to the Bradfield Highway, after reports a Mitsubishi Mirage travelling north and a BMW travelling south collided.

The BMW subsequently collided with a Jeep travelling in the same direction.

The female driver of the Mitsubishi, who is yet to be formally identified, died at the scene.

The Mitsubishi passengers – two men, aged 21 and 23 – were treated and taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. The younger man suffered head injuries and remains in a critical condition, while the older man remains in a stable condition.

The driver of the BMW, a 40-year-old woman was freed from the wreckage after being trapped for some time. She was taken to Royal North Shore Hospital suffering a fractured leg and spinal injuries and remains in a stable condition. She also underwent mandatory testing.

The BMW passenger, a 40-year-old man, was uninjured and taken to Royal North Shore as a precaution.

The Jeep driver, a 49-year-old woman, was uninjured and taken to Sydney Hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers from Sydney City Police Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

The Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Inquiries continue.

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

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