Teenager Dies After Vehicle Collapse At Mittagong

A teenager has died while performing maintenance on a vehicle in the state’s Southern Highlands.

About 1.15pm today (Sunday 26 May 2024), emergency services responded to reports of a vehicle collapsing on a male in the driveway of a home on Ethridge Street, Mittagong.

Officers from the Hume Police District were informed that a 17-year-old teenager was performing maintenance beneath the vehicle at the time.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated the teenager, but he died at the scene.

A crime scene was established.

There are no suspicious circumstances, and a report will be prepared for the information of the coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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