19-year-old dies in hospital after single vehicle crash in NSW

A WOMAN has died in hospital following a single-vehicle crash in northern New South Wales.

The accident happened on Shannon Vale Road at Glen Innes just before 11pm on Saturday.

Police said the 19-year-old woman was a passenger in a Holden Commodore ute which had crashed.


The young woman was treated at the scene by paramedics before being rushed to the Glen Innes Hospital.

Sadly, her injuries were too severe. Despite the best efforts of ambulance officers and doctors to save her, the woman died a short time later.

The 18-year-old man who had been driving the ute was also taken to Glen Innes Hospital from where he was transferred to Tamworth Hospital for further treatment.

The horror accident comes after another 19-year-old woman was killed when the Toyota Hilux she was a passenger in crashed and rolled near West Wyalong on Saturday morning. Click here to read more.

Meanwhile, a 47-year-old woman died when the Toyota Prado she was driving rolled near the NSW-Victoria border on Saturday afternoon. Five other people were injured, including two children. For more on that story, click here.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding both accidents.