Boy dies in overnight single-vehicle crash in Coonabarabran

Police: Boy dies in overnight single-vehicle crash on Dandry Road in Coonabarabran


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FATAL CRASH: An 11-year-old boy has died in overnight single-vehicle crash on a rural road. Photo: FILE

FATAL CRASH: An 11-year-old boy has died in overnight single-vehicle crash on a rural road. Photo: FILE

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The driver has been taken to Tamworth hospital.

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A BOY has died in a single-vehicle crash last night.

Just after 8pm, emergency services were called to Dandry Road in Coonabarabran after reports a Daihatsu Feroza had left the road and rolled.

NSW police from the Orana Mid-Western Police District attended and located the driver, a 43-year-old man, and his passenger, an unresponsive 11-year-old boy.

The boy was unable to be revived and died at the scene.

The man was taken to Coonabarabran Hospital with minor injuries and later transferred to Tamworth Base Hospital in a stable condition.

As inquiries continue into the cause of the crash, anyone with information is urged to come forward.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers or 1800 333 000.

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