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Two dead, three hurt after 4WD ute slams into power pole in NSW

TWO people have been killed and three others injured following a horror single vehicle crash on the NSW Central Coast.

The accident happened at Peats Ridge around 11.25pm on Friday.

Police say a white Toyota Hilux Dual-cab ute was travelling along Peats Ridge Road when it spun out of control and slammed side-on into a power pole near the intersection with Bushells Road.

Two passengers, a man aged in his 60s and a teenage boy, were killed instantly.

The driver, a 24-year-old man, and two other passengers, a second teenage boy and a woman believed to be aged in her 20s, sustained multiple non-life threatening injuries.

They were all treated by paramedics at the scene before being taken to Gosford Hospital.

The driver is also expected to undergo mandatory drug and alcohol testing.

Peats Ridge Road was closed for several hours while the scene was examined by the Crash Investigation Unit and the wreckage was cleared.

Investigations into what caused the crash are continuing and police are urging anyone with information to come forward.

Girls charged over violent knife-point robbery in Wagga Wagga

Two young girls have been arrested and charged over the violent knife-point robbery of a service station in Wagga Wagga.

The two 17-year-old girls are accused of holding up a service station on Tobruk Street in Ashmont at around 7.45pm on Wednesday 4 May.

Both allegedly armed with knives, the girls allegedly threatened a male attendant before one of them allegedly assaulted him.

Police said the employee was able to fight off the knife-wielding teens, who both had their faces concealed, and they were forced out of the store empty handed.

The employee called police who within minutes had surrounded the service station and started searching for the armed girls, but they could not be found.

Following investigations, the two 17-year-old girls attended Wagga Wagga Police Station yesterday, Friday 13 May, where they were arrested and charged; one with attempted robbery whilst armed., and the other with principal in the second degree to attempted robbery whilst armed.

Both girls were refused bail and were due to appear before a Children’s Court today, Saturday 14 May.

Driver dies after utes collide head-on in NSW Southern Highlands

A man has died after the ute he was driving collided head-on with another ute in the NSW Southern Highlands.

Police said the two utilities collided on the Lake Illawarra Highway in the small village of Sutton Forest, approximately two kilometres east of the Hume Highway, at around 5.30pm on Thursday.

The male driver of one of the vehicles died at the scene.

Two other men involved in the crash were treated by Ambulance Paramedics before being taken to Bowral Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the Hilux has undergone mandatory blood and urine tests.

The Illawarra Highway was closed for six hours in both directions while investigations took place.

The Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit are investigating the crash and urging anyone with information to come forward.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Man accused of killing Karlie Pearce-Stevenson and daughter making headlines again

The man charged with murdering mother and daughter Karlie Pearce-Stevenson and Khandalyce Kiara Pearce is in the news again.

Daniel James Holdom was being sued by former partner Adelaide woman Hazel Passmore, over a car crash in South Australia’s far north in 2008 that left her wheelchair-bound and killed two of her children.

Channel Nine reported on Monday that settlement has been reached, but there were no further details.

Ms Passmore filed civil action in the South Australian District Court in 2011.

She had been seeking damages from Holdom for the crash which she claimed reduced her employment prospects and quality of life.

It has been previously reported that any compensation ordered would potentially be paid through a compulsory third-party insurance claim.  The car involved in the collision was a hire car.

Holdom remains in custody in New South Wales. He was charged with the murder of two-year-old Khandalyce whose remains were found in a suitcase east of Adelaide in 2015, after she was murdered in 2008.

It is claimed her mother Karlie was killed days earlier.

Holdom was charged with Pearce-Stevenson’s murder in October 2015, five years after trail bike riders found her body buried in the Belanglo State Forest in New South Wales.

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Man stabbed multiple times in Sydney home

A man has been rushed to hospital after he was stabbed multiple times in a Sydney home overnight.

Police were called to the home on Preston Way, Claymore just after 1.30am on Tuesday following reports of a stabbing.

When officers arrived they found a man, believed to be aged in his late twenties, suffering a number of stab wounds.

He was treated at the scene before being taken to Liverpool Hospital where he remains in a serious condition.

Detectives have set up a crime scene at the home as they investigate the incident.