Children ‘ejected’ from car in horror rollover

A WOMAN and two young boys are in a critical condition after a horror rollover in regional NSW today.

The accident happened on Merriginnie Road in the small town of Burraboi, just after 7.40am.

Police said the boys, aged nine and 12, were thrown from the vehicle when it rolled, whilst the the 32-year-old female driver was trapped.


Emergency crews managed to free the woman from the wreckage before rushing her to Deniliquin Hospital along with the younger boy.

The older boy was airlifted to a children’s hospital in Melbourne.

All three are in a critical condition.

Police say they are investigating whether the family were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash, and whether speed was a factor.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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