Fatal accident near Lithgow

A 17-YEAR-OLD male has died in a single vehicle accident at Marrangaroo, near Lithgow, early Saturday morning. 

Emergency services were called to Reserve Road just after 1am (Saturday July 13) after a Toyota Rav4 left the road and rolled.

It’s believed the driver swerved to avoid hitting a kangaroo.

The front passenger, a 17-year-old male, died at the scene.

The driver, an 18-year-old man, was taken to Nepean Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The rear seat passengers, two 18-year-old men, were taken to Lithgow Hospital as a precaution.

Police from Chifley Local Area Command are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash and will prepare a report for the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page:https://www1.police.nsw.gov.au/.

Information provided to police will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

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A 17-YEAR-OLD male has died in a single vehicle accident at Marrangaroo, near Lithgow, early Saturday morning.

A 17-YEAR-OLD male has died in a single vehicle accident at Marrangaroo, near Lithgow, early Saturday morning.

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