CCTV reveals moment driver and surviving passenger fled scene of fatal crash at Ashcroft in Sydney’s southwest

CCTV footage from a Sydney home has revealed the moment a driver and his surviving passenger fled on foot from a fatal crash in the city’s southwest.

The car split in two upon impact with a tree and power pole outside a home on Maxwells Ave in Ashcroft about 10.50am on Monday.

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Two boys, sitting in the back seat, died as the back of the car flew off and into the side of a nearby home.

One of the boys was thrown from the vehicle during the crash, while the other was held in by his seatbelt.

In the footage, which is too graphic to show in full, a dirt bike rider that had been driving behind the vehicle can be seen riding onto the grass and into the debris of the crash.

He looks down at the body of one of the boys before riding over to check on those in the front of the vehicle.

A male emerges from the wreck, and the dirt bike rider drives off.

The man then walks over to the two dead boys, unbuckling the boy held up by his seatbelt and pushing him to the ground.

He then jogs back to the front of the car, helping a second male out of the wreck before returning to the two boys.

He adjusts the body of the boy thrown from the car before walking off, appearing distressed as he puts his hands up in the air.

The second survivor can also be seen staggering away from the crash site as another man appears, making a call as he walks closer to the wreck.

A dirt bike rider, and one of the male survivors of the crash. Credit: Supplied

Assistant Commissioner Brett McFadden condemned the two males for fleeing the scene, particularly the driver, who he said was responsible for the welfare of his passengers.

“When you’ve caused that much carnage and you don’t stick around to take responsibility for it, it’s a weakness of character,” he said.

He said the four males being in the vehicle together indicates they were known to each other, and it was “unacceptable” for the other males to leave the dead boys.

The two surviving males involved in the crash can be seen in the CCTV footage fleeing the scene. Credit: Supplied

The vehicle was travelling “at a speed well above the prevailing 50km/hr speed limit”, McFadden said.

There was “absolute destruction” at the scene of the crash, McFadden said.

“Anyone who witnessed that crash would no doubt be traumatised by it,” he said.

Specialist police from the Crash Investigation Unit are set to examine the scene forensically.

An extensive police search, involving helicopters and the dog squad, is underway to locate the two surviving males — and remains ongoing seven hours later.

It is unclear how old the males are, and McFadden said they may be children themselves.

The scene of the crash on Maxwells Ave in Ashcroft. Credit: 7NEWS

There is no indication at this stage the vehicle was stolen, McFadden said.

“We believe from the available information that the vehicle has some connection with the people inside the vehicle,” McFadden said.

The registration details of the vehicle are inaccurate as it had recently been sold, McFadden said.

Police are also seeking information about the dirt bike seen in the CCTV footage, though it is unclear whether he knew the males or just stopped to provide assistance.

Anyone with information or dashcam footage is urged to contact police.

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