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Far South Coast Local Area Command

Fatal Crash – Far South Coast

Police are investigating a fatal crash on the State’s Far South Coast.

About 3.40 am a Hyundai Excel was travelling North of Eden on the Princes Hwy at Little Bellbird Hill when the vehicle left the roadway and hit a tree.

As a result a female believed to aged in her late teens died at the scene.

A 15-year-old boy was airlifted to Canberra Hospital and is in a serious condition.

A 15-year-old girl and 13-year-old boy were transported to Pambula Hospital before being airlifted to Canberra Hospital. The girl is in a critical condition and the boy is in a serious condition.

Police are yet to establish who was driving.

Crime scene officers are in attendance and detectives from Far South Coast LAC are investigating.

Two lanes on the Princes Hwy are closed while investigations take place.

Police are unable to comment as to when the Princes Highway will be upgraded for safety reasons.

Police will prepare a report for the Coroner. Anyone who witnessed the crash is urged Bega Detectives on (02) 4478 9910 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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