Up to a dozen emergency personnel with the help from bystanders work to get people out of the car. Picture: Active Media Images
Up to a dozen emergency personnel with the help from bystanders work to get people out of the car. Picture: Active Media Images

Queensland woman killed in horrific crash

A QUEENSLAND woman is dead after a horrifying crash in Sydney’s south which allegedly involved a stolen vehicle on Tuesday night.

The 66-year-old woman from Runaway Bay on the Gold Coast and a 62-year-old female passenger, from Padstow Heights, have died after their Honda Sedan was hit by a Toyota LandCruiser that flipped onto its roof on Henry Lawson Dr in Peakhurst, Sydney, just before 8pm.

A 62-year-old woman, also from Runaway Bay, and 58-year-old man from Padstow Heights both travelling in the same vehicle were taken to St George Hospital in a stable condition for treatment.

Paramedics treated a number of injured people. Picture: Active Media Images
Paramedics treated a number of injured people. Picture: Active Media Images


A 20-year-old man who was the driver and sole occupant of the allegedly stolen LandCruiser was arrested at 8.30pm nearby on Park St.

He was taken to St George Hospital for treatment and is now at St George police station for a breath test.

At least a dozen first responders attended the scene, along with at least one ambulance and a fire engine.

 

Two women are dead after a horrifying crash in Sydney’s south which allegedly involved a stolen vehicle. Picture: Active Media Images
Two women are dead after a horrifying crash in Sydney’s south which allegedly involved a stolen vehicle. Picture: Active Media Images

 

Officers from St George Police Area Command have established a crime scene as Crash Investigation Unit officers investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash,

Dozens of residents lined the street in shock at the carnage after the devastating incident.

A report will be prepared for the coroner.



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