Two teenagers have died and another three injured after an SUV lost control in regional New South Wales.
Emergency services were called to the scene on Plains Station Road in Tabulam, some 60km west of Casino in the state’s north, at about 3.20am AEDT on Saturday.
Officers and paramedics found a Volkswagen Tiguan had lost control and hit a tree.
‘Two teenagers were declared deceased at the scene. They are yet to be formally identified,’ NSW Police said.
‘Three teenagers were taken to hospital, with one in a serious condition while the two others are being treated for minor injuries.’
Two teenagers were killed in a single-vehicle crash near Casino, New South Wales, on Saturday (pictured, mourners at the scene)
Three other teenagers were injured when the SUV lost control and hit a tree (pictured, police at the scene)
Police established a crime scene with specialist officers from the Crash Investigation Unit examining the incident.
An investigation is underway into the circumstances surrounding the crash.
Plains Station Road was closed in both directions with local traffic diversions in place.
Meanwhile in Central Queensland, another single-vehicle crash claimed the life of a 19-year-old Rockhampton woman.
The Queensland Police Forensic Crash Unit are investigating the crash in Kawana, north Rockhampton.
The Holden Berlina sedan also lost control and crashed into a tree on Crane Avenue at about 3am AEST on Saturday.
Plains Station Road (above) was closed in both directions with local traffic diversions in place
‘Officers arrived on scene a short time later and attempted to treat the driver of the vehicle, a 19-year-old Rockhampton woman, but she was declared deceased at the scene,’ Queensland Police said.
‘A 17-year-old girl, the single passenger of the vehicle, was transported to Rockhampton Hospital.’
Anyone with information on either crashes or dashcam footage is urged to contact state police or Crime Stoppers.