A teenager and a man have tragically died overnight, as a result of two crashes in Sydney overnight.
A 16-year-old passenger suffered critical head injuries after a car lost control and hit a fence in Sydney’s Northern Beaches.
It happened around 11.20pm, with paramedics finding the teen with critical head injuries when they arrived at the scene along Caladenia Close, Elanora Heights.
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Paramedics and officers rendered assistance to the teen, but he sadly died at the scene.
Police say six people – five male, one female – were in the car at the time and are believed to be aged in their teens.
The remaining passengers and driver were taken to Royal North Hospital to be checked as a precaution, while the 17-year-old driver underwent mandatory testing.
Caladenia Close is closed while police examine the scene.
Earlier in the night, emergency services were called to the Princes Highway in Sylvania, where a car had struck a power pole.
The 30-year-old driver was trapped within the wreckage for almost an hour before he was released by firies and paramedics.
He was rushed to St George Hospital, but died on route as a result of multiple injuries.
Investigations are now underway, with any motorists with information or dash cam footage urged to come forward.
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