Teen killed, mate injured in sickening crash

A TEENAGE boy has been killed and his mate injured in a horror single-vehicle crash in South Australia.

It happened at Tumby Bay, on the Eyre Peninsula about 4.40am on Saturday .

The two 18-year-olds were travelling along Bratten Road in a Holden sedan when it’s understood the driver lost control of the car and rolled it at speed.


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The sedan was ripped apart in the sickening smash and left barely recognisable after rolling multiple times.

Incredibly, the driver somehow survived and was airlifted to a hospital in Adelaide with serious injuries.

Sadly, his mate who was a passenger in the car was killed on impact.

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The 18-year-old is the 46th person to lose their life on South Australian roads so far this year.

The road toll at the same time last year was just 29.

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