Police investigate crash at Echunga, South Australia

Police are investigating a crash in the Adelaide Hills that left a young boy with head and leg injuries.

About 8.50pm on Friday 7 May, police and emergency services were called to Hawthorn Road after reports a car left the road and crashed into a tree.

A 12-year-old boy who was a passenger in the car suffered serious injuries, and was taken to the Women’s and Children’s Hospital. His injuries are not considered to be life-threatening.

The driver, a 37-year-old man was taken to the Royal Adelaide Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Hawthorn Road was closed for several hours while Major Crash investigators examined the scene. The road has now been reopened.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or online at www.crimestopperssa.com.au

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