One of the men alleged to have been involved in the deadly crash in Sydney’s south-west that killed two young boys has been charged.

The boys, aged 13 and 14, died when the speeding car they were passengers in slammed into a tree and power pole along Maxwells Avenue in Ashcroft on Monday.

Two men also in the vehicle immediately ran from the scene in the aftermath, sparking a major manhunt.

The pair were taken into custody the following day after handing themselves in at Wetherill Park Police Station.

Both men were taken to Liverpool Hospital under police guard for treatment of injuries suffered in the crash.

After being released from hospital, the 27-year-old man was charged with nine offenses including aggravated dangerous driving occasion death, fail to stop & assist after vehicle impact causing death, and never licensed person drive vehicle on road.

He was also charged with cause bodily harm by misconduct and negligent driving.


The Sadleir man was refused bail to appear before Liverpool Local Court today.

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