Teen cut free from wreck of two-car crash in Sydney’s west

A teenage boy has had to be cut free from the wreckage of a two-car crash in Sydney’s west.

Police said the 17-year-old boy was a passenger in a Kia Cerato that collided with a Volkswagen Golf at the intersection of Manchester and Alfred Streets in Merrylands at around 9.30pm last night.

Two vehicles parked nearby were also damaged in the crash.


Police said the 17-year-old boy was trapped in the Kia for a short time before being released by Fire & Rescue crews.

He was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to Westmead Hospital.

The 23-year-old female driver of the Kia was also injured and taken to the same hospital.

The driver of the Volkswagen, a 26-year-old man, sustained minor injuries.

He was treated by paramedics at the scene and did not require transport to hospital.

Police said the 26-year-old man was subjected to a breath test at the scene, which returned a negative result.

Investigations into the crash are continuing.