‘Seriously injured’ teen airlifted to Canberra Hospital after car crash near Yass

Lachlan Roberts 9 January 2019

A teenager was airlifted to Canberra Hospital on Tuesday afternoon (8 January) with serious injuries after the car she was travelling crashed into a guard rail.

Around 1:45 pm, a Rav4 was travelling south on the Hume Highway about 15km east of Yass when the vehicle lost control and crashed into a guard rail.

An 18-year-old female front seat passenger sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to Canberra Hospital in a critical but stable condition.

The 53-year-old male driver, as well as two back seat passengers, a 39-year-old woman and 14-year-old girl, were treated for lacerations.

The Crash Investigation Unit attended the scene to conduct inquiries.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or NSW Crime Stoppers.

Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

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