Young man dead, another injured in Helensburgh crash

A young man is dead and another injured after a car crashed into a parked truck in Helensburgh in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Emergency services were called to Walker Street about 2am to reports of an accident.

Police say initial investigations suggest a car crashed into a parked and unattended Tipper truck.

A male passenger believed to be in his late teens died at the scene.

The 20-year-old man who was driving the car sustained multiple injuries and was taken to St George Hospital in a critical condition.

Officers from Crash Investigation Unit attended to investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Walker Street is closed in both directions while the scene is being examined.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

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