Two dead, three seriously injured after car ploughs into tree

A 14-year-old boy and 25-year-old man have been killed after the car they were travelling in lost control and slammed into a tree in NSW.

The 37-year-old female driver of the car and two kids, aged 13 and 17, were also airlifted to hospital after suffering arm and leg fractures.

The horror accident happened at Merrygoen, about 10km east of Mendooran, about 3.20pm on Saturday.


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Police say the vehicle, a 2005-model Mitsubishi 380 sedan, was travelling west when it left the road and hit a tree.

“The driver and four passengers were trapped in the vehicle and had to be released by emergency services,” NSW police said.

Officers from the Crash Investigation Unit are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

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