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Adelaide car fire: Four-year-old boy flown to hospital with serious burns as police investigate

Little boy is flown to hospital with serious burns after the car he was inside was set on FIRE – with police launching an urgent investigation into the tragedy

  • Four-year-old boy suffered burns to his face and body after Adelaide car fire
  • Emergency services found Holden Commodore sedan in flames on Wednesday
  • Little boy was flown by helicopter to Women and Children’s Hospital overnight

A South Australian boy is fighting for life after a car he was inside was set alight. 

Emergency services were called to Gaplin Street at Whyalla Stuart, about 233km northwest from Adelaide, just after 3:30pm on Wednesday. 

First responders found a Holden Commodore sedan in flames with a four-year-old boy with burns to his face and body inside.

Emergency services were called to Gaplin Street at Whyalla Stuart, about 233km northwest from Adelaide , just after 3:30pm on Wednesday (pictured)

The little boy was flown by helicopter to the Women’s and Children’s Hospital. 

Fire Cause Investigators will travel to the scene to investigate the cause of the fire. 

Anyone with information on the fire has been urged to contact Crime Stoppers.  

The little boy was flown by helicopter to the Women's and Children's Hospital (pictured)

The little boy was flown by helicopter to the Women’s and Children’s Hospital (pictured)

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