Anzac Bridge, Sydney: Tragedy as two drivers killed following a crash as they exchanged details

Horrific scenes on Sydney’s Anzac Bridge as two drivers who’d left their cars after a minor bingle are mowed down and killed in shocking double crash tragedy

  • Man and a woman killed after they were struck on Sydney’s Anzac Bridge 
  • The deaths followed a minor accident between the two drivers 
  • They were reportedly exchanging details when struck by a third car 

A man and a woman have died in a horror crash involving four cars on Sydney´s ANZAC Bridge.

The pair collided just before 11.50pm on Friday on the citybound lanes of the bridge near the Pyrmont exit, and stopped to exchange details when a Holden Commodore smashed into them.

Police believe the man, in his late 30s, and a woman in her 20s, were standing on the road at the time of the fatal crash.

A Toyota Camry taxi also became involved in the chaos.

The woman, who had also been driving a Toyota Camry, and the man, who had been behind the wheel of a Holden Captiva at the time of the initial crash, both died at the scene.

Neither has been formally identified.

Two people have died in a horror smash in Pyrmont, that also saw two other drivers sent to hospital. Picture: OnScene Bondi

Two people have died in a horror smash in Pyrmont, that also saw two other drivers sent to hospital. Picture: OnScene Bondi

A man and woman had stopped to exchange details when a third car crashed into them. Picture: OnScene Bondi

A man and woman had stopped to exchange details when a third car crashed into them. Picture: OnScene Bondi

The man driving the Commodore was taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital to be treated for injuries sustained in the crash and for mandatory testing.

The man driving the taxi was taken to Sydney Eye Hospital for mandatory testing.

Police and specialist investigators from the Crash Investigation Unit have established a crime scene and have appealed to the public for any dashcam vision of the incident, or the circumstances leading up to it.

A taxi also became involved in the crash, police said. The man and woman, who had been standing on the roadside, died at the scene. Picture: OnScene Bondi

A taxi also became involved in the crash, police said. The man and woman, who had been standing on the roadside, died at the scene. Picture: OnScene Bondi

Officers are keen to hear particularly from anyone who was heading west on the bridge between 11.45 and 11.55pm.

The ANZAC bridge was closed overnight, but reopened early on Saturday morning.

Anyone with information about the crash is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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