Man drowns trying to evade police

A CRITICAL incident team has been sent to the scene where a man died after jumping into a river during a police chase in Sydney's west.

When police stopped a taxi at Ermington on Thursday morning, a man and woman got out and ran.

Officers chased the man, who jumped into the Parramatta River. His body was found soon after.

The Professional Standards Command will oversee the investigation into the man's death.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.



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