Two dead, one arrested after two-vehicle crash – Peakhurst

Two women have died after a two-vehicle crash in Sydney’s south west this evening.

Shortly before 8pm (Tuesday 12 March 2019), emergency services were called to Henry Lawson Drive, Peakhurst, after reports of a two-vehicle crash.

The female driver of a Honda sedan, a 66-year-old woman, and her female passenger, a 62-year-old woman, have died at the scene.

The remaining passengers, a 62-year-old woman, and a 58-year-old man, were taken to St George Hospital for treatment where they remain in a stable condition.

Officers from St George Police Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

Officers from Crash Investigation Unit are currently on scene investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

About 8.30pm, a 20-year-old man, the driver and sole occupant of a Toyota Landcruiser, believed to be stolen, was arrested nearby on Park Street.

He was taken to St George Hospital for treatment. He has since been released and was taken to St George Police Station to undergo a breath analysis.

West bound lanes are currently closed on Henry Lawson Drive. One east bound lane is open on Henry Lawson Drive.

Motorists are advised to visit www.livetraffic.com for the latest traffic information.

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

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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