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Police investigating fatal crash in NSW are appealing for two truck drivers who witnessed the incident to come forward

December 7, 2010

Police investigating the death of a motorist at Campbelltown in NSW last week are appealing for two truck drivers who witnessed the crash to come forward.

Shortly before 1pm on Thursday, police on the Hume Highway spotted a stolen Holden Commodore travel past them allegedly at high speed in the northbound lane.

A short time later the car allegedly crossed to the wrong side of the highway. The vehicle then travelled onto a ramp connecting Narellan Road with the Hume Highway and collided with an oncoming car.

The driver and only occupant of the other car, a 54-year-old man, died at the scene. Three males from the Commodore were taken to hospital. A 22-year-old man was later charged with property offences.

The Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit says the drivers of a white semi-trailer and a car-carrier were both travelling onto the highway from Narellan Road at the time of the crash.

Both drivers spoke to police at the scene but crash investigators would now like to obtain further information.

The truck drivers, or any other person with information about the incident hasv been asked to contact the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit on 02 8882 1458 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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