Boy, 10, dies after getting trapped underneath ATV in rollover

A 10-year-old boy has died after an all-terrain vehicle he was driving, with a 19-year-old man on the back, flipped on the NSW south coast.

Emergency services were called to a property at Meroo Meadow, 15km north of Nowra, after 11am on Monday following reports of a crash.

Police were told the 10-year-old was driving the vehicle when he lost control, it flipped and trapped him underneath.

A 10-year-old boy has died after he became trapped underneath a flipped ATV. Source: Getty Images, file.

Witnesses freed him and tried to treat him until paramedics arrived, but he died at the scene.

The 19-year-old was taken to a nearby hospital after being treated for shock.

A crime scene was established and a report will be prepared for the coroner, NSW Police said in a statement on Monday.

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