| 29.09,19. 07:49 AM |
Three killed on NSW roads during tragic 24 hours
A female was killed in a multiple car crash at Ermington in Sydney's north west. (Nine)
Three people have been killed in NSW during a horror 24 hours on the state's roads.
A woman, 23, who died this morning when her car hit a tree in the Riverina region took the toll to three lives in the space of hours.
Emergency services were called to Goldfields Way, between Old Junee Road and Conola Way in Old Junee, after reports that a Mitsubishi Sedan had left the road and hit a tree.
The driver, believed to be a 23-year-old female and sole occupant of the car, died at the scene.
Police have set up a crime scene and inquiries are continuing.
Her death follows two separate fatal road accidents in Sydney which claimed the lives of a man and woman.
A woman died in the city's north west after a multiple vehicle road crash late last night.
Emergency services were called to River Road, near Victoria Road in Ermington, about 11.30pm yesterday after reports of a collision involving a Mitsubishi Triton ute, a Daihatsu, and Mazda 3.
The male driver of the Daihatsu, and his two female passengers sustained injuries and were taken to Westmead Hospital. One of the female passengers later died.
The female driver and sole occupant of the Mitsubishi ute sustained minor injuries and was treated in hospital.
The male driver of the Mazda 3 and his female passenger did not sustain any injuries.
Police are investigating the incident and a report will be prepared for the coroner.
Earlier last night, a male pedestrian aged about 50 died when he was hit by a car in Canley Vale in the city's south west.
Emergency services were called to Wolseley Street about 8pm after he was struck by a Mercedes car.
He was unable to be revived and died at the scene. He is yet to be formally identified.
The 64-year-old woman driver was uninjured.
Police are investigating the death.