Truck hits parked vehicles in south Sydney

Wednesday, 11 July 2018 10:31:44 AM

Two men have been taken to hospital after a crash in south Sydney this morning.

About 7.30am (Wednesday 11 July 2018), two small trucks were parallel parked on Vanessa Street, Kingsgrove, when a third truck struck the back of one of the parked vehicles, forcing it into the first truck.

A man, who had been unloading the back of the first truck, was hit during the incident and suffered injuries to his legs.

He was taken to St George Hospital by paramedics in a serious but stable condition.

A male passenger of the third truck was trapped in the vehicle for approximately 40 minutes before being freed by emergency services.

He suffered injuries to his head and legs and was also taken to St George Hospital by paramedics in a serious but stable condition.

The male driver of the third truck was taken to hospital for mandatory testing and is assisting police with their inquiries.

Officers from St George Police Area Command, with assistance from the Crash Investigation Unit, established a crime scene and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Road closures are in place and are expected to remain in place for another hour. Motorists are urged to avoid the area and check for the latest information.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our social media pages.

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