Girl, 14, left fighting for life after 4WD with nine teens inside rolls on rural property

A TEENAGE girl is fighting for her life in hospital and eight other teens have been injured after the 4WD they were in rolled on a rural property northwest of Sydney.

It’s understood nine teenage girls were in the Toyota Prado when it crashed on the property off Edgell Lane, near Ulan Road, at Buckaroo, on Sunday afternoon.

A neighbouring landowner raised the alarm after finding the wrecked vehicle in a paddock about 3.15pm. Police said the Toyota appeared to have rolled a number of times.


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One of the nine young girls inside the vehicle was ejected in the crash and was found lying on the ground with life-threatening injuries.

The 14-year-old girl was airlifted to the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, where she remains this afternoon in a critical condition.

The other eight teenage girls managed to get themselves out of the vehicle after it came to rest.

Police said they all sustained injuries of varying degrees, none of which are life threatening.

Officers from the Orana Mid-Western Police District have established a crime scene and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Inquiries into the cause of the crash are ongoing with examination of the scene expected to continue for some hours.

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

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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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