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NSW: Men flee from fatal crash that kills one

02 Jun 2009 6:02 AM

Four men have fled from a fatal car crash that left one person dead and another seriously injured in Sydney's southwest.

Police are still searching for the driver of a taxi .. and at least three male passengers .. who fled the scene about one o'clock this morning (AEST) at an intersection in Punchbowl.

The driver of the other vehicle managed to free himself from the wreckage .. and was rushed to Liverpool Hospital with serious head injuries.

His passenger died on impact.

Witnesses have told police they saw four men get out of the taxi and run from the scene into a nearby park.

Investigators are continuing their search for the occupants of the taxi.

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