Three wanted over fatal crash at Albion Park Rail

Police investigating a fatal crash at Albion Park Rail have released photos of three people who may be able to assist with inquiries into the incident.

About 2.20am on Saturday (18 May 2019), a Ford Territory was travelling south on the Princes Highway, when it struck the rear of a petrol tanker, which was turning out of Creole street.

A 27-year old man who was a passenger in the Ford died at the scene.

The driver of the Ford Territory, a 25-year-old woman, was airlifted to St George Hospital where she remains in a stable condition.

Her remaining two passengers, a man and woman, both aged 25, were hospitalised and are now also in a stable condition.

Officers from Lake Illawarra Police District established Strike Force Warrane to investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Inquiries suggest the Ford Territory was being pursued by another vehicle, a silver Toyota Corolla, at the time of the crash.

Investigating police have now released images of three people who may be able to assist with inquiries.

They are Andrew Russell, aged 34, and Darren Butler, aged 27, who have outstanding warrants for murder in relation to the incident, and Holly Green, aged 25.

Officers have also released an image of vehicles similar to those involved in the incident.

As the investigation continues, police are appealing for anyone with information on the whereabouts of the three people to come forward.

The public are urged not to approach them.

Officers are also appealing for anyone who saw anything on the night, or anyone with dashcam footage, to come forward and contact police.

As part of the investigation, officers stopped a vehicle on Five Islands Road, Port Kembla, about 12.15pm today (Tuesday 21 May 2019), however no arrests were made.

Inquiries continue.

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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