Teenage boy dies after crash – New England Police District

A boy has died five days after being critically injured in a single-vehicle crash in the Northern Tablelands.

Just before 10am on Saturday (4 March 2023), emergency services were called to Wallangara Road, Ashford, about 57km north of Inverell, and found a Holden Commodore had left the roadway, rolled and crashed.

The alleged driver – a 15-year-old boy – suffered serious injuries. He was released from the vehicle and airlifted to the Gold Coast University Hospital.

Police were advised the boy died yesterday (Thursday 9 March 2023).

The passenger – a 14-year-old boy – suffered minor injuries.

Officers from New England Police District established a crime scene, which was examined by specialist forensic police.

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

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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