Young woman killed, another seriously injured in early morning crash

A young woman is dead and another is seriously injured after the car they were travelling in crashed into a tree at Moama, in the New South Wales Riverina region this morning.

Police say the Renault hatchback was travelling along Perricoota Road just before 3am when it spun out of control and struck a tree.

The 19-year-old female driver from Bendigo, Victoria, was airlifted to the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne with serious injuries. Her current condition is not known.


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A female passenger died at the scene. Whilst she has not yet been formally identified, she is believed to be a 22-year-old, also from Bendigo.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.


A full-time Digital News Producer and Social Media Content Coordinator, Jaydan is an enthusiastic newshound boasting almost a decade of experience in both print and digital media. He started his career at the young age of 16 in 2007, writing for his local newspaper in Junee, NSW - of which he was appointed Managing Editor at the age of 17 - before relocating to the Gold Coast in 2010. Also moving with the times, Jaydan switched from paper to computer and founded a number of highly engaging social media channels and digital news sharing networks. In the years following, he has developed a strong passion for reporting the news as it breaks and determination to work around-the-clock to ensure the timely delivery of reliable and emergent updates on developing stories and extreme weather events. 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.

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