‘Street race’ caused Sydney crash that killed two kids: police

Police allege a street race was underway before a fatal crash that killed two boys at Monterey in Sydney’s south last month.

At about 10pm on Friday, August 25, a Subaru Impreza sedan left the road on The Grand Parade and crashed into a tree.

Two passengers, boys aged nine and 10, were taken to hospital, where they died.

Monterey crash
An Audi A4 has been seized as police investigate a fatal crash that killed two boys. (NSW Police)

A third passenger, a nine-year-old girl, was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

A 33-year-old man was taken to hospital under police guard.

He was charged over the crash and remains before the courts.

Several people have been charged over the crash. (9News)

Police will allege the Impreza was involved in a street race with a silver Audi A4 before the crash.

Officers attended a home in Roselands at about 10.30am yesterday and seized an Audi A4 for forensic examination.

A 24-year-old man was arrested in Campsie yesterday afternoon.

Two children have died after a crashed into a tree in Monterey in Sydney's south.
Police allege a street race was underway before the fatal crash. (Nine)

He was charged with two counts of aggravated dangerous driving occasioning death, organising or promoting a race between vehicles, and two counts of failing to stop and render assistance after impact causing death.

He was refused bail and will appear in court today.

His licence was also suspended.

A 24-year-old woman, alleged to be a passenger in the Audi at the time of the crash, was arrested in Arncliffe at about 5pm yesterday.

She was charged with concealing a serious indictable offence.

She was bailed and will next appear in court on October 17.

9News Sydney