The two-year-old girl is dead and the six-year-old sister has been seriously injured after their car hit a truck
Two-year-old girl is dead and her six-year-old sister was seriously injured after ‘their grandmother lost control of her car and hit a parked truck’
- A two-year-old girl died in a car accident at She-Oak Log in South Australia
- She was in the SUV with an older sister of 6 and a 63 year old woman driving
- Police say the driver hit a parked truck that was unoccupied
A toddler is murdered and her six-year-old sister recovers from serious injuries after a horror highway accident.
The siblings had to be cut from the wreckage of the mutilated SUV after the woman driving hit a car parked truck, north of Adelaide, on Wednesday morning.
The 63-year-old driver is believed to be the grandmother of children 7 News.
A toddler has been murdered and her six-year-old sister recovers from serious injuries after a freeway horror crash (photo: the red SUV was severely damaged after the crash on Wednesday morning)
The car was driving along the Sturt Highway at Shea-Oak Log, 60 km north of Adelaide, when she lost control and hit the tire car at around 10:45 am.
Passing drivers ran on the spot, but they couldn’t save the toddler.
Local Carol Wagenfeller said that as soon as she heard the sirens, she knew it was bad news.
“You hear ambulances and you think, ‘oh God, here we go’,” she said.
Farm worker Dylan Pangiotou said he has never seen such chaotic scenes along a normally quiet stretch.
Locals reported scenes of chaos (photo) after the deadly crash at Shea-Oak Log, north of Adelaide on Wednesday morning
“I’ve been here all my life, I’ve never seen anything like it here,” said Mr. Panagiotou Adelaide now.
Traffic stood on the bench for hours as crime scene investigators investigated the scene.
A rescue helicopter took the six-year-old girl and 63-year-old woman with serious but not life-threatening injuries to the Royal Adelaide Hospital.
There was no one in the truck when the car hit it.
The toddler’s death brings the number of lives lost on the roads in South Australia this year to 53.
A rescue helicopter took the six-year-old girl and 63-year-old woman with serious, non-life-threatening injuries to the Royal Adelaide Hospital