Ashcroft crash: Two young boys killed in horror collision in Sydney’s south-west
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  • Two young boys killed in crash in south-west Sydney
  • Police hunting for two others who allegedly fled scene
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Two young boys have been killed in a horror crash in south-west Sydney.

A grey sedan smashed into a tree and a power pole around 10.50am on Maxwell’s Avenue, Ashcroft, on Monday, with such force that the vehicle was torn in two. 

Two passengers in the car, believed to be aged between 10 and 15, died at the scene. 

Emergency services found their bodies strewn across the lawn of a property, over five metres from where the the main body of the car came to rest. 

Police have launched a manhunt after witnesses revealed two people had fled the scene. 

A grey sedan smashed into a tree and a power pole around 10.50am on Maxwell's Avenue, Ashcroft, on Monday, with such force that the vehicle was torn in two (pictured). Two young boys, believed to be aged between 10 and 15, died at the scene

A grey sedan smashed into a tree and a power pole around 10.50am on Maxwell’s Avenue, Ashcroft, on Monday, with such force that the vehicle was torn in two (pictured). Two young boys, believed to be aged between 10 and 15, died at the scene

Emergency services were called to the scene with police closing down the surrounding streets. 

Footage from the scene showed a silver sedan torn in half.

‘The car is in two pieces – one part is still wrapped around the tree and the other half on the doorstep of the house,’ Helen El-cheikh said on Facebook. 

‘On arrival, officers attached to Liverpool Police Area Command were told a grey sedan crashed into a tree and a power pole, before two people allegedly exited the vehicle and ran from the scene,’ an NSW Police spokesperson said.

‘Two passengers of the vehicle – two boys – died at the scene. They are yet to be formally identified but are both believed to be aged between 10 and 15.’

Arial footage showed a silver sedan torn in half (pictured)

Arial footage showed a silver sedan torn in half (pictured)

Police have launched a manhunt after witnesses revealed two people had fled the scene

Police have launched a manhunt after witnesses revealed two people had fled the scene

The two victims are yet to be formally identified. There are no other reports of injuries or vehicles involved. 

Helicopter crews and the dog squad are searching for the two boys who fled.  

A crime scene has been established and the road is closed in both directions. 

Anyone with information into the incident or dashcam footage is urged to call police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

More to come.



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