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‘Seriously injured’ teen airlifted to Canberra Hospital after car crash near Yass

Lachlan Roberts 9 January 2019

A teenager was airlifted to Canberra Hospital on Tuesday afternoon (8 January) with serious injuries after the car she was travelling crashed into a guard rail.

Around 1:45 pm, a Rav4 was travelling south on the Hume Highway about 15km east of Yass when the vehicle lost control and crashed into a guard rail.

An 18-year-old female front seat passenger sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to Canberra Hospital in a critical but stable condition.

The 53-year-old male driver, as well as two back seat passengers, a 39-year-old woman and 14-year-old girl, were treated for lacerations.

The Crash Investigation Unit attended the scene to conduct inquiries.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or NSW Crime Stoppers

Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

Original Article published by Lachlan Roberts on the RiotACT.

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