Tragedy as NSW teenager, 16, dies after being hit by car on side of the road
A 16-year-old girl has died in hospital after she was hit by a car in the Southern Highlands on Friday night.
The teenager was struck by a vehicle after she exited a car with a male on the roadway.
“About 10.20pm (Friday 15 January 2021), emergency services responded to reports two pedestrians had been hit by a Toyota Corolla on the Old Hume Highway at Mittagong,” NSW Police said in a statement.
The girl was treated at the scene for serious head injuries and then airlifted to Liverpool Hospital where she later died.
A 16-year-old boy was treated for leg injuries before he was airlifted to hospital, where he remains in a stable condition.
“Officers from The Hume Police District are continuing inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash,” police said.