Driver, passenger killed in fiery crash

TWO people have been killed after the car they were in smashed into a power pole and burst into flames on a remote road in rural NSW.

The horrific accident happened on Currawong Road, about 28km south of Young, just before 2.30am on Saturday.

The vehicle was roughly halfway between Harden and Kingsvale when it left the road, struck the pole and caught alight.


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Firefighters rushed to the scene to extinguish the blaze but sadly, it was too late for those inside the car.

Currawong Road (Source: Google Maps)

Police confirmed the driver and passenger could not be saved and died at the scene. Their genders and ages were not immediately known.

Officers from The Hume Police District established a crime scene and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the horrific accident.

Currawong Road was closed for several hours while the scene was examined and wreckage cleared.

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

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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