WhatsNew2Day - Latest News And Breaking Headlines
Take a fresh look at your lifestyle.

Tragedy when a father and his young daughter are killed in a head-on collision with a bus

Tragedy when a father and young daughter are killed after their car crashes into a bus

  • Tasmanian father and young daughter were tragically killed in a gruesome head-on crash
  • The couple died after their sedan drove on a bus south of Hobart on Thursday
  • The driver of the bus has been taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries

A 41-year-old father and young daughter were killed in a horrific head-on collision with a bus.

The Tasmanian father and daughter’s sedan collided with the bus on Algona Road in Kingston, south of Hobart, at about 8:30 a.m. on Thursday.

Police inspector Jason Elmer said witnesses rushed to help the couple, but both died on the spot.

“There was certainly a very serious collision between the bus and the affected sedan,” he said.

A 41-year-old Tasmanian father and young daughter were killed when their sedan collided head-on with a bus on Algona Road in Kingston (pictured), south of Hobart

A 41-year-old Tasmanian father and young daughter were killed when their sedan collided head-on with a bus on Algona Road in Kingston (pictured), south of Hobart

‘It was a traumatic scene and for people to come forward and help. We appreciate the help that was provided. ‘

The driver of the private bus, who had no passengers, was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Another driver involved in the smash was transported for review.

The road, which police said was busy at the time of the crash, remained closed for most of the day before reopening at 6pm.

Tasmania Police Inspector Jason Elmer's gruesome crash was a 'tragic reminder' about the dangers of the road (stock image)

Tasmania Police Inspector Jason Elmer's gruesome crash was a 'tragic reminder' about the dangers of the road (stock image)

Tasmania Police Inspector Jason Elmer’s gruesome crash was a ‘tragic reminder’ about the dangers of the road (stock image)

Advertisement

.