Teen fighting for life after horror crash at Batemans Bay

A 15-year-old boy is fighting for his life in hospital after the car he was travelling in slammed into a tree at Batemans Bay last night.

Police said the 15-year-old was one of four teenagers travelling in the Subaru Forrester which left Rotary Drive and crashed into a tree around 7pm.

After the collision, it’s understood one of the teenagers phoned a relative who attended the scene and transported all four occupants to Batemans Bay Hospital.


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A 15-year-old boy who police said was a passenger in the car sustained life-threatening injuries.

He was treated at Batemans Bay Hospital before being transferred to Canberra Hospital, where he remains this afternoon in a critical condition.

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

The driver of the vehicle, a 17-year-old male, and a third passenger, a 15-year-old female, escaped uninjured.

As investigations into the cause of the crash continue, police are urging witnesses to come forward.

Anyone with any information that could assist with the investigation is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.