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Four teenagers taken to hospital after crash near Batemans Bay

December 9, 2022 12:06 pm in by

Four 18-year-olds have been taken to hospital after their car crashed into a house in the Batemans Bay area in the early hours of this morning (Friday December 9).

Around 2am on Friday, emergency services were called to Bellbird Drive, Malua Bay, after reports a vehicle had crashed into a house.

Crews from the Rural Fire Service, NSW Ambulance, Fire and Rescue and NSW Police attended.

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Officers from South Coast Police District arrived on the scene to find a Nissan Skyline had come off the road and crashed into the ground floor of the two storey house.

A NSW Police spokesperson said the four male 18 year-old occupants of the car were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

A NSW Ambulance spokeserson confirmed one of the teenagers was later airlifted to Canberra Hospital for treatment of a broken leg.

The occupants of the home were uninjured.

A local neighbour, Micheal Colley said he was awoken by the noise of tyres screeching when he rushed to the scene to help.

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“I noticed the skidmarks on the road and I could hear a car alarm sounding which helped me locate the vehicle,” Mr Colley said.

“I was met by another neighbour who was a first responder, we called triple zero straight away,” he said.

“There was a bit of carnage, with the car jammed up against the support pole of the house and quite crumpled.

“Emergency Services arrived and they were fantastic.”

South Coast Police have commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

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Image: NSW Police, Mick Colley

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