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Mid North Coast Local Area Command

Double Fatal Crash – Kempsey

Police are investigating the circumstances of a fatal crash on the state’s mid north coast last night.

About 7.40pm a Mazda 3 sedan was travelling east on North Street, West Kempsey, when it left the road and struck a power pole.

Two backseat passengers, a 15-year-old boy and a young girl, whose identity is not yet confirmed, received fatal injuries and died at the scene.

The 16-year-old female driver received critical head injuries and has been airlifted to John Hunter Hospital. The 14-year-old boy in the front seat passenger was also airlifted to John Hunter Hospital in a critical condition.

Police from Mid North Coast Local Area Command attended the scene and the Port Macquarie Crash Investigation Unit is conducting inquiries.

Anyone who witnessed the accident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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