Young child among three dead in horrific long weekend crash

Olivia Lambert
·News Editor
·1-min read

A young child is among three people killed in a horrific crash on Saturday morning.

Emergency services were called to the Princes Highway at Lake Tabourie, about 13 kilometres south of Ulladulla, at 4.30am on Saturday following reports a Honda Accord left the road and hit a tree

The female driver, a male passenger and the young child all died at the scene.

The trio died when the Honda Accord hit a tree. Source: Nine News
The trio died when the Honda Accord hit a tree. Source: Nine News

NSW Police said in a statement they were yet to be formally identified. 

Another male passenger was airlifted to hospital and his condition is currently unknown. 

Officers from South Coast Police District have set up a crime scene and they are investigating the circumstances around the crash. 

A young child was among three people killed in the crash. Source: Nine News
A young child was among three people killed in the crash. Source: Nine News

The highway was closed on Saturday morning but one lane has since been reopened and is under stop/slow traffic control near Weymouth Road. 

People are urged to allow extra travel time and to take care through the area. 

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

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