Single-vehicle double fatal crash near Casino

Saturday, 11 November 2023 07:46:46 AM

Two teenagers have died, and three others hospitalised following a single-vehicle crash in the state’s north today.

Emergency services were called to Plains Station Road, Tabulam, about 60km west of Casino, about 3.20am (Saturday 11 November 2023, after reports of a single-vehicle crash.

Officers from Richmond Police District attended along with NSW Ambulance paramedics and found a Volkswagen Tiguan had lost control and hit a tree.

Two teenagers were declared deceased at the scene. They are yet to be formally identified.

Three teenagers were taken to hospital, with one in a serious condition while the two others are being treated for minor injuries.

A crime scene has been established and specialist officers from the Crash Investigation Unit are attending to examine the scene.

An investigation is underway into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Plains Station Road remains closed in both directions with local traffic diversions in place.

As inquiries continue, anyone with information into the incident or dashcam footage is urged to call police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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.