Teen killed, five injured in horror crash

A YOUNG man has been killed and five others have been injured – one of the critically – in a horror crash in Central West NSW.

It happened on the Castlereagh Highway at Gulargambone, about 25 kilometres north of Gilgandra, just after 6.30am on Sunday.

Police said six males were travelling in a Ford Mondeo when, for reasons yet to be determined, it spun out of control and crashed.


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The driver, an 18-year-old man, sustained life-threatening injuries in the collision and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The other five male passengers were taken by ambulances to Dubbo and Gilgandra hospitals.

Four of them are believed to have sustained minor injuries, while the fifth was transported in a critical condition.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the tragedy and will prepare a report for the information of the Coroner.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is being urged to come forward and call police.

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

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

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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