Two teenagers have died and three others injured after an SUV lost control in regional New South Wales.
Emergency services were called to the scene on Plains Station Road in Tabulam, about 60km west of Casino in the state’s north, at around 3.20am AEDT on Saturday.
Police and paramedics discovered a Volkswagen Tiguan had lost control and struck a tree.
“Two teenagers were pronounced deceased at the scene. They have not yet been formally identified,” NSW Police said.
“Three teenagers were taken to hospital, one in serious condition while the other two are being treated for minor injuries.”
Two teenagers died and three others were injured in a single-vehicle crash on Plains Station Road (above) in Tabulam.
Police established a crime scene with specialist officers from the Accident Investigation Unit examining the incident.
An investigation is underway into the circumstances of the accident.
Plains Station Road was closed in both directions and local traffic diversions were in place.
Meanwhile, in central Queensland, another single-vehicle crash has claimed the life of a 19-year-old Rockhampton woman.
The Queensland Police Forensic Accident Unit is investigating the crash at Kawana, north of Rockhampton.
The Holden Berlina sedan also lost control and crashed into a tree on Crane Avenue at around 3am AEST on Saturday.
All three teens were taken to hospital, one in serious condition and the other two treated for minor injuries.
“Officers arrived at the scene a short time later and attempted to treat the driver of the vehicle, a 19-year-old Rockhampton woman, but she was pronounced deceased at the scene,” Queensland Police said.
“A 17-year-old girl, the sole passenger in the vehicle, was taken to Rockhampton Hospital.”
Anyone with information about crashes or dashcam footage is asked to contact state police or Crime Stoppers.