Mt Gambier car crash charge laid against 16-year-old surviving driver
A teenage driver who survived a horrific head-on crash has been charged.
Three people died when a Ford Territory and a Toyota Landcruiser collided on the Princes Highway at Suttontown, west of Mount Gambier, on Saturday afternoon.
All three occupants of the Ford, a 55-year-old woman, a 77-year-old woman and an 80-year-old man, died.
Four occupants in the Toyota, ranging in age from 11 to 48, were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
A fifth, a 48-year-old woman, was airlifted to Flinders Medical Centre where she remains in a serious but stable condition.
On Sunday, South Australia Police charged the 16-year-old male driver of the Toyota over the crash.
He was charged with causing death by dangerous driving.
He was granted bail and will appear in the Mount Gambier Youth Court on 12 February.
Police are continuing to call on anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact CrimeStoppers.