Boy, 15, left fighting for life after horror crash

A 15-YEAR-OLD boy is fighting for his life and five other people have been taken to hospital following a horror head-on crash in the Blue Mountains.

Three cars were involved in the collision on Bells Line of Road at Bilpin, west of Richmond, about 1pm on Saturday.

It’s understood a Toyota Camry travelling east crossed onto the wrong side of the road and smashed into a Holden Cruz and a Subaru Impreza.


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The 18-year-old woman driving the Toyota and a 17-year-old boy who had been sitting in the front seat were treated by paramedics at the scene.

Ambulances were used to convey the pair to Westmead Hospital. They were both transported in stable conditions.

A 15-year-old boy who had been sitting in the back seat of the Toyota sustained life-threatening internal injuries.

He was treated at the scene before being airlifted to Liverpool Hospital in a critical but stable condition.

The 79-year-old man driving the Holden and his 72-year-old female passenger were both taken to Westmead Hospital in stable conditions, while the two occupants of the Subaru escaped uninjured.

Drivers from all three cars will be subjected to mandatory drug and alcohol testing.

The crash site was declared a crime scene and the road closed for several hours while specialist police examined the scene.

The Crash Investigation Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the collision.

Anyone with information or dashcam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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