Teenager dies in hospital after crash at Mittagong

A teenage girl has died in hospital after being struck by a vehicle in the Southern Highlands last night.

About 10.20pm (Friday 15 January 2021), emergency services responded to reports two pedestrians had been hit by a Toyota Corolla on the Old Hume Highway at Mittagong.

Police have been told a vehicle had stopped on the roadway and two teenagers got out before being struck by the Toyota.

A 16-year-old girl was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics for serious head injuries, before being airlifted to Liverpool Hospital, where she died today (Saturday 16 January 2020).

A 16-year-old boy was treated at the scene for leg injuries and taken by ambulance to Liverpool Hospital, where he remains in a stable condition.

Officers from The Hume Police District are continuing inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for 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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