Search resumes after car plunges off bridge north of Sydney

| 13.08,19. 01:35 PM |


Search resumes after car plunges off bridge north of Sydney


A search operation has resumed after a car crashed off a bridge north of Sydney overnight.
Emergency services were called to the Peats Ferry Bridge in Brooklyn after reports a car had gone over a guardrail and into the Hawkesbury River about 9.15pm.
A search is underway after a car crashed off a bridge in Brooklyn, north of Sydney last night.




A search is underway after a car crashed off a bridge in Brooklyn, north of Sydney last night. (9News)
The car crashed off the Peats River Bridge around 9pm yesterday.




The car crashed off the Peats River Bridge around 9pm yesterday. (9News)
"I heard a massive bang and I looked over towards the bridge and I saw the car just plunge down into the water," witness Jonathan Saben told 9News.
Search crews remained on scene throughout the night however strong tides made the search difficult.
It is unclear how many people were in the car when it went into the Hawkesbury River.



It is unclear how many people were in the car when it went into the Hawkesbury River. (9News)
The number of people inside the car has not been confirmed but Peats Ferry Bridge was currently closed in both directions.
Divers resumed their search this morning.
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