Man dies after 'being hit in head with axe' in road rage dispute

A man has died after he was allegedly struck in the head with an axe during a road rage attack in Sydney’s west.

Emergency services were called to Sydney Luker Road in Cabramatta West after reports of two men fighting following a road collision about 8.45pm on Thursday.

Emergency services arrive a the scene shortly after 8.45pm on Thursday. Source: Sunrise

Officers attended and located a man, 59, with a severe wound to his head. He died at the scene.

A 75-year-old man was arrested at the scene and taken to Fairfield Police Station before being taken to Liverpool Hospital for an unrelated medical condition.

A man died at the scene after suffering a severe head injuries. Source: Sunrise
The incident unfolded on Sydney Luker Road in Cabaramatta West. Source: Google Maps

He was then taken to Liverpool Police Station where he is assisting with inquiries.

A crime scene continues to be examined by specialist officers and detectives from Fairfield City Police Area Command have established Strike Force Pierson to investigate the incident.

Inquiries continue into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.