Teen girl killed after car hits power pole head-on

A TEENAGE girl has been killed after the car she was in slammed head-on into a power pole in Sydney’s west.

The Mazda 6 ploughed into the wooden pole on the corner of Eggleton and Garden streets at Blacktown about 5.30am on Sunday.

The 18-year-old man behind the wheel and two teenage girls, aged 15 and 17, were all taken to Westmead Hospital with various serious injuries.


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Sadly, a third teenage girl, also believed to be aged 17, could not be saved and died at the scene.

In a statement this afternoon, police said drug paraphernalia, cash, and a number of white pills were found in the car.

The 18-year-old driver is under police guard in hospital and will also be subjected to mandatory drug and alcohol testing.

The Crash Investigation Unit is probing the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

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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