Five teens are rushed to hospital suffering serious injuries as their car slams into a pole – just days after horror ute smash killed classmates
- Five teenagers aged between 15 and 18 seriously injured in a car accident
- The incident occurred before 6am at Beverly Hills in Sydney’s south-west
- Two females and two males were taken to hospital with serious injuries
- The 18-year-old driver sustained only minor injuries in the single-vehicle crash
- The incident comes a week after five teens were killed in horror crash at Buxton
Five teenagers have been seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash – just days after five classmates were killed in a horror smash.
The latest crash happened on Stoney Creek Road, Beverly Hills in Sydney’s south-west early on Friday morning.
About 6am emergency services were called to the location after reports a Honda Accord had crashed into a pole.
The latest crash involved an 18-year-old driver and teen passengers aged between 15 and 16 happened on Stoney Creek Road, Beverly Hills in Sydney’s south-west early on Friday morning
Two female passengers, both aged 16, were treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance Paramedics and taken to St George Hospital in stable conditions.
The 16-year-old is understood to have hip and chest injuries, while the other female has a head injury.
Two male passengers, aged 15 and 16, were also treated at the scene and taken to Liverpool Hospital in stable conditions.
The 18-year-old driver sustained only minor injuries and was taken to Liverpool Hospital for mandatory testing.
NSW Ambulance Inspector Anna Lennard told the St George and Sutherland Shire Leader that said the two females were in the back seat with one of the males, who became trapped in the accident.
‘Emergency crews worked to free him, while paramedics and the aeromedical team treated the other patients on the side of the road,’ she said.
‘Incidents involving young people are always confronting for our crews. We’ve recently seen a terrible tragedy on our roads and we encourage everyone to drive safely.’
Officers from St George Police Area Command established a crime scene.
Specialist police from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit are now investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.
The scene of the accident at Buxton where five teens died on September 6
Friends gather at the scene at Buxton, in Sydney’s south-west, where five classmates from Picton High School aged between 14 and 16 were killed in a horror crash on September 6
The incident comes just days after a horror smash at Buxton near Picton in Sydney’s south-west that killed five teens aged between 14 and 16.
Tyrell Edwards, 18, faces five charges of dangerous driving after his five passengers, were killed in the high-speed crash on the night of September 6.
The three girls and two boys killed in the accident were all friends from Picton High School.
Police are appealing for anyone with dashcam footage or information about the Beverly Hills incident to contact police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.