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One man dead, two seriously injured in Wilton crash

One man has died and two others are in a serious condition in hospital following a multiple vehicle collision near Picton early this morning.

Emergency services were called to Picton Road, near Macarthur Drive, Wilton, following reports of a head-on crash just before 6am.

Police have been told a vehicle towing a boat and a utility collided.

The male driver of the utility died at the scene.

His male passenger and the male driver and sole occupant of the second vehicle were both treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to Liverpool Hospital.

They are both reported to be in a serious condition.

Two further vehicles were also hit and sustained minor damage.

The drivers were uninjured; however, they have been taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers from Camden Police Area Command established a crime scene and commenced initial inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash, which will be investigated by the Crash Investigation Unit.

Road closures were put in place in the vicinity of the incident, so if anyone is planning to drive nearby is advised to check the latest traffic information at www.livetraffic.com.

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