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Teenage girl dies in horror school holiday car crash

  • Teenage girl dies in horror school holiday car crash on New South Wales coast
  • The 16-year-old was travelling in car with seven of her family members
  • They were driving along the Pacific Highway when a van pulled out in front
  • They swerved to avoid the van but the car rolled, and the girl was thrown out 

A 16-year-old girl has died in a horror school holiday car crash.

The teenager was in a car with seven of her family members travelling up the New South Wales Coast on the Pacific Highway near Port Macquarie on Thursday morning when a van pulled out in front of their vehicle.

NSW Police believe the car then swerved to avoid the van shortly after 11am, and rolled several times.

A 16-year-old girl has died in a horror school-holiday car crash on the Pacific Highway near Port Macquarie (photo of another person injured)

The teenager was in a car with seven of her family members travelling up the New South Wales Coast

The teenager was in a car with seven of her family members travelling up the New South Wales Coast

NSW Police believe the car swerved to avoid a van shortly after 11am, and rolled several times

NSW Police believe the car swerved to avoid a van shortly after 11am, and rolled several times

The girl was thrown from the car and died at the scene.

The woman driving the car suffered head injuries and was rushed to John Hunter Hospital, while remaining family members were taken to both John Hunter and Port Macquarie Hospitals for non-life threatening injuries.

Two of those injured in the crash were flown to John Hunter Hospital by helicopter. 

Two of those injured in the crash were flown to John Hunter Hospital by helicopter

Two of those injured in the crash were flown to John Hunter Hospital by helicopter

The woman driving the car suffered head injuries and was rushed to John Hunter Hospital, while remaining family members were taken to both John Hunter and Port Macquarie Hospitals for non-life threatening injuries

The woman driving the car suffered head injuries and was rushed to John Hunter Hospital, while remaining family members were taken to both John Hunter and Port Macquarie Hospitals for non-life threatening injuries

The driver of the van was taken to Port Macquarie Base Hospital for tests.

NSW Police are investigating the crash, but a police spokesman was unable to tell Daily Mail Australia the names of anyone involved. 

The horrific accident is the second death on the Pacific Highway since the school holidays began.

A woman died in a four-car crash near Telegraph Point on Tuesday. 

 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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