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Teen dies one day after serious crash on NSW south coast

A teenager has died in hospital a day after a serious crash at Batemans Bay on the New South Wales south coast.

About 6.30pm on Friday, a Subaru Forrester was travelling on Rotary Drive, when it left the road, rolled and hit a tree.

A relative was called and took four people – aged 17, 16, 15 and 14 – to Batemans Bay Hospital.


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One of the rear passengers, a 15-year-old boy, sustained life-threatening injuries. He was transferred to Canberra Hospital in a critical condition; however died about 3.30pm on Saturday.

A second rear passenger, a 16-year-old girl, sustained minor injuries. She was treated at Batemans Bay Hospital and later released.

The driver, a 17-year-old boy, was not injured but underwent mandatory blood and urine testing.

The front passenger, a 14-year-old girl, also escaped without injury.

Officers from the Crash Investigation Unit are continuing to investigate the incident.