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Teens injured following crash at Salt Ash


Police are appealing for public assistance following a single-vehicle crash near Port Stephens on Monday, which left two teenagers hospitalised.

About 5.30pm on 4 March, emergency services were called to Nelson Bay Road, Salt Ash.

Officers from Port Stephens Hunter Police District attended and discovered a Holden Commodore was travelling southbound along Nelson Bay Road, when it lost control and crossed the median strip.

It then crashed into an embankment and trees before coming to a stop.

The driver, a 17-year-old boy, suffered minor injuries while his 19-year-old male passenger picked up leg injuries.

They were assessed by paramedics before both were taken to John Hunter Hospital for treatment.

A crime scene was examined by specialist officers attached to the Crash Investigation unit.

As inquiries continue into the circumstances surrounding the crash, investigators are appealing for any witnesses or anyone who may have dash cam vision or information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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