Two dead in crash


A 16-YEAR-old Frankston boy and an 18-year-old Cranbourne woman have died after a car crash in Cranbourne.

It is believed that two vehicles collided on South Gippsland highway near Camms Road, around 4pm 11 August. Police believe that a blue Commodore involved in the crash was stolen.

The driver of the Commodore is alleged to have attempted to flee the scene, but was stopped by a witness. The 20-year-old Frankston man is now in hospital under police guard.

Two passengers of the Commodore died. A 17-year-old Frankston North girl is also in a critical condition, and an 18-year-old Baxter man was treated for minor injuries.

A 39-year-old woman, 6-year-old girl, and a 9-year old girl in the other vehicle were treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Major collision investigation unit detectives are investigating the crash. Witnesses are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at

First published in the Frankston Times – 12 August 2019

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