Three women hospitalised after single vehicle crash at Barraba

Three people remain in hospital following a single vehicle crash in the state’s Northern Tablelands overnight.

About 6pm yesterday (Sunday 15 December 2019), a Ford utility was travelling west towards Barraba when the driver lost control and rolled several times.

A short time later, the occupants of a vehicle passing by stopped and assisted the three women, the 23-year-old driver and two passengers aged 18, who suffered various injuries.

The passers-by conducted CPR on the driver until emergency services arrived.

The 23-year-old suffered various broken bones, and suspected internal and spinal injuries. She was airlifted to Royal North Shore Hospital.

One 18-year-old was taken to Armidale Hospital with broken bones and a head injury, while the other was taken to Tamworth Hospital with suspected broken ribs, and head and spinal injuries.

Officers attached to Oxley Police District continue to investigate the incident.

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