Teenager killed, three injured in road accident in Australia

by IANS |

Teenager killed, three injured in road accident in Australia Sydney, July 6 (IANS) A 16-year-old boy died and three other teenagers injured in a road accident in Australia's New South Wales (NSW). The NSW Police Force said in a statement on Saturday that emergency services were called to a rural suburb of the Port Stephens in NSW at about 10.45 p.m. local time. Police officers arrived to find a white Ford Falcon sedan containing five young persons, aged 14-17, had left the roadway and impacted with a tree, it added, Xinhua news agency reported. The 16-year-old teenage boy died on the way to hospital. The three injured teenage passengers were taken to hospital for various non-life-threatening injuries. The police said the driver of the vehicle, a 17-year-old boy, was subject to a roadside breath test, which allegedly returned a positive reading. He was taken to hospital for mandatory testing. --IANS int/rs/svn

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