Teen airlifted to hospital after car crashes into power pole, erupts into flames

Three men have been injured, one seriously, following a horror crash  in Umina overnight.

Shortly before 9.30pm, emergency services raced to Ryans Road after receiving reports a Ford Falcon had crashed into a powerpole.

On arrival, officers found the car fully engulfed in flames.


Three men, aged 17, 21 and 29 were treated at the scene by Paramedics. The 21-year-old and 29-year-old were taken by ambulance to Gosford Hospital suffering various injuries.

The 17-year-old was airlifted to John Hunter Hospital in a serious condition.

As result of the crash, several power lines came down, leaving residential blocks in Umina without power.

Investigations are ongoing.