Teenage sweethearts killed in horrific crash


A young teenage couple have been killed in a fatal car accident southeast of Adelaide.

The couple, a 17-year-old boy and his 18-year-old passenger, died when their Mazda crashed into a Hyundai i30 on Long Valley Road, Gemmells on Tuesday about 4.40pm.

The driver of the Hyundai, a 31-year-old woman, received only minor injuries.

A couple, a 17-year-old man and his 18-year-old passenger, died when their Mazda (pictured) crashed into a Hyundai i30 on Long Valley Road, Gemmells on Tuesday about 4.40pm. Source: 7 News

She was transported to Mount Barker Hospital for treatment.

The road was closed until just before midnight.

Flowers left for the couple. Source: Lauren Rose

The death of the two teens, believed to be high school sweethearts, takes South Australia’s 2018 road toll to 68.

It was 87 at the same time in 2017.