Teenage boy charged after fatal single-vehicle crash, NSW

A teenager has been charged after another teen died following a single-vehicle crash on a rural property in the state’s south last week, NSW Police say.

Police will allege a Toyota Hilux utility, driven by a 14-year-old boy, was on the property near Yerong Creek, about 80km north of Albury, just before 10.45am on Thursday 11 October 2018, when it rolled.

Two boys, also aged 14, were ejected from the tray of the vehicle.

One boy suffered serious injuries and died at the scene.

The second boy and the driver sustained minor injuries and have since been released from hospital.

Officers from the Crash Investigation Unit commenced inquiries into the incident.

Following inquiries, the 14-year-old driver was issued a Future Court Attendance Notice today (Sunday 14 October 2018), for the offence of dangerous driving occasioning death – drive manner dangerous.

He is due to appear at a children’s court on Tuesday 27 November 2018.

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