Young boy killed in horror quad bike crash

A 12-year-old boy has been killed in a horror quad bike crash in western New South Wales.

The vehicle, believed to have been driven by a 15-year-old boy, lost control and flipped on Railway Street at West Wyalong around 6.00pm on Saturday night.

Police have been told the 12-year-old boy became trapped underneath the ATV.


He was freed by witnesses until paramedics arrived on scene and rushed him to Wyalong hospital, where he sadly died on arrival.

A crime scene has been established, with the Crash Investigation Unit continuing inquiries into the events leading up to the accident.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.