Girl, 17, fights for life in hospital after car crashes into tree on quiet country road – killing her two teenage passengers
- Girl, 17, fights for her life after crashing her car into a tree in western Victoria
- Two passengers, a 16-year-old boy and a 19-year-old woman, died at the scene
- SES crews have been working for ‘a long time’ to free the driver from the wreckage
- She was flown to Royal Alfred Hospital in critical condition on Thursday
A teenage girl fights for her life in the hospital after turning off a quiet country road and crashing into a tree, tragically killing the two passengers inside.
The tragic accident happened at 3.40pm on Thursday along Harry Goods Road in Winslow, western Victoria.
The passengers, a 16-year-old boy and a 19-year-old woman, died at the scene.
SES teams and paramedics worked for ‘a long time’ to free the 17-year-old driver who was trapped in the wreckage.
Two teenagers, aged 16, died after a 17-year-old driver crashed her car into a tree on Harry Goods Road in Winslow, north of Warrnambool
She was flown to Melbourne’s Alfred Hospital with life-threatening injuries, where she remains in critical condition.
Investigators from the Victoria Police Department’s major collision units are expected to interview the driver about the circumstances leading up to the crash.
The fatal accident brings the state’s death toll to 149, seven more than around this time last year.
The driver, a girl from Dennington, was freed from the car and flown to a Melbourne hospital with life-threatening injuries.