Teenage Learner driver dies in shocking crash

A family’s world has been turned upside down following a fatal two-car crash in Sydney’s north west.

A 19-year-old female learner-driver died and her supervising driver, believed to be a relative aged in his 50s, was critically injured when their Suzuki Swift collided with a Falcon sedan at Glenorie around 4.50pm on Friday.

There are reports, the Swift may have been attempting a u-turn at the intersection of Old Northern Road and Cockatoo Place.


Seven ambulances and a medical helicopter rushed to the crash site.

But the girl could not be saved.

Her passenger was taken to Royal North Shore Hospital in a critical condition.

The driver of the other vehicle is not believed to be seriously injured and has been taken to Westmead Hospital for mandatory testing.

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