Two teenskilled in head-on



TWO teenagers are dead following a horror smash on the Gold Coast over the weekend that has left another two people in a serious condition in hospital.

A 15-year-old boy and 16-yearold girl were killed on Saturday night when they were thrown from a car in a smash in Murtha Drive at Elanora.

Police are yet to determine the cause of the accident but believe the car carrying the teens had crossed to the wrong side of the road moments before the crash at 11.30pm. It hit an oncoming vehicle and threw the teens from the car.

The 15-year-old died at the scene and the 16-year-old died not long after at the Tweed Heads Hospital. Two other people involved in the accident remain at the Gold Coast Hospital suffering serious injuries.

The tragic double fatal comes following another horror weekend on Queensland and NSW roads.

A 53-year-old man died on the Bruce Highway, near Gympie, on Saturday when a Landcruiser ute collided head-on with his Mitsubishi sedan.

Another man died when the car he was a passenger in crashed in Brisbane's south.

Seven people were killed on NSW roads at the weekend.

Two men died when their trailbikes collided at Glen Elgin, in the state's north, on Saturday.

An 84-year-old man died in Wollongong Hospital after he was thrown 10m from a moped when he hit a traffic island in Albion Park, south of Wollongong, a few hours later.

Late yesterday, a 23-year-old woman was killed when the car in which she was a passenger hit trees in the NSW Hunter Valley.

A male driver died at 4.30am yesterday when his car swerved off the road near Canberra.

A woman was killed instantly when two cars collided on Barton Highway at Murrumbateman, and a man was killed when his motorbike collided with a car on Wiseman's Ferry Road.



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