Man killed, kids injured in horror crash

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A 20-year-old man has died and four others, including two young children, are in hospital after a horror crash in South Australia’s Hindmarsh Valley overnight.

Police were called to Victor Harbor Road, near Bambrick Road about 6.30pm on Saturday after a Mitsubishi station wagon and a Ford truck carrying a trailer collided.

The driver of the Ford, an Ingle Farm man, died at the scene, while the four occupants of the Mitsubishi were taken to hospital.

Police were called to Victor Harbor Road, near Bambrick Road about 6.30pm on Saturday after a Mitsubishi station wagon and a Ford truck carrying a trailer collided. Picture: Google MapsPolice were called to Victor Harbor Road, near Bambrick Road about 6.30pm on Saturday after a Mitsubishi station wagon and a Ford truck carrying a trailer collided. Picture: Google Maps

The driver, a 42-year-old woman from Kangarilla, was taken via ambulance to the Flinders Medical Centre, while her 72-year-old passenger, a McLaren Flat woman, was flown to the same hospital.

Two young children who were also in the vehicle were taken to the local south coast District Hospital.

Major Crash investigators closed the road between Welch Road and Goolwa Road, and also at Hindmarsh Tiers Road for several hours.

One man has died and four others are in hospital following the tragic collision. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Morgan SetteOne man has died and four others are in hospital following the tragic collision. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Morgan Sette

The road blocks were removed about 4am on Sunday.

Saturday night’s crash marks a devastating start to the year for South Australia, with the state’s road toll now at three, compared to zero at the same time last year.

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