Teen passenger dies in Silverdale crash

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A man has died in a crash at Silverdale overnight.

Emergency services were called to Silverdale Road at Silverdale shortly after 9pm last night after a northbound Mazda 6 sedan and a southbound Subaru station-wagon collided near Avoca Road.

“An 18-year-old man, who was a front-seat passenger in the sedan, died at the scene,” a Police spokesperson confirmed.

“The driver, aged 17, suffered suspected wrist and facial injuries and has been taken to Liverpool Hospital for treatment and mandatory testing.

“The driver of the other vehicle, a 54-year-old man, is also being taken to Liverpool Hospital to be checked as a precaution and for mandatory testing.”

Officers from the Crash Investigation Unit (CIU) are examining the scene.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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