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A Man Has Died After The Trolley He Was Riding In Hit A Car At 80km/h

The man's friend is in hospital with serious injuries.

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It's believed one of the men was inside the shopping trolley, which police estimate was travelling at 80km/h (50mp/h), while the other was riding on the back.

The trolley is thought to have crossed to the wrong side of the road where it struck a vehicle travelling in the opposite direction.

The driver, aged 45, and a passing cyclist provided CPR, but one man died at the scene. The other man has been taken to St Vincent's Hospital with serious injuries. The driver was also taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

Police investigations are continuing and anyone who witnessed the crash is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Rob Stott is a news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Sydney.

Contact Rob Stott at rob.stott@buzzfeed.com.

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