Police are appealing for any witnesses to a fatal crash involving a speed camera van that happened on the morning of Monday, August 30 on Upper Harbour Highway in Greenhithe. The crash is being investigated on behalf of the coroner and WorkSafe has also been advised.
An initial scene examination indicates that the stationary speed camera van was parked off to the side of the highway and away from live traffic lanes.
The van was hit from behind by a grey Subaru Forester, which veered off the highway and crashed into the parked van. The driver of the Subaru, a 58-year-old man, died at the scene.
A police employee, aged 72, was seriously injured in the crash and remains in a critical condition in hospital.
Police are providing support to the family of the deceased and the family and colleagues of the injured staff member.
Police want to hear from any members of the public who witnessed the crash, which occurred shortly after 10am, or saw a grey Subaru Forester travelling eastbound on the Upper Harbour Highway shortly before this crash.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Police by phoning 105, quoting file number 210830/1504.