Buxton Crash, Five Teenagers Died in Deadly Car Accident

Buxton Crash, Five Teenagers Died in Deadly Car Accident

In the Buxton Crash, Five teenagers are dead and an 18-year-old driver survives the fatal car accident in southwest Sydney. The 18-year-old driver of Nissan Navara is the one and only survivor of the smash which happened on East Parade at Buxton, near Picton, at about 7.50 pm on Tuesday.

The Nissan Navara was off the road and slammed into a tree on East Parade, the town of around 1000, near Picton, 100km southwest of Sydney, at about 8 pm on Tuesday night. The vehicle collided i.e. Buxton Crash with a tree at speed, killing the driver’s friends who were three girls, aged between 14 to 15, and two boys, aged 15 and 16. All five passengers died at the scene.

Firefighters, paramedics, and police rushed to the accident scene and were confronted with ‘absolute chaos’ – with cops finding the bodies of three teenage girls and two teenage boys in the wreckage. All were schoolmates, who were aged between 14 and 16.

Who Were The Victims Of Fatal Car Accidents?

The people who were in the fatal car accident were the driver’s school friends named as Antonio Desisto, Tyrese Bechard, Summer Williams, Lily Van De Putte, and Gabriella McLennan. All of the students were aged between 14 and 16 and passed away when the vehicle on the left side of the road collided with a large gum tree.

Surprisingly Car Driver Survived from Accident and Other Died

The 18-year-old car driver named as Tyrell Edwards survived that fatal car accident. He was miraculously found lying next to the wreckage with non-life threatening injuries and he was rushed to Liverpool Hospital by the local people and rescuers.

Edwards was breath tested and returned a negative result before being subjected to blood and urine testing. The 18-year-old driver was arrested after just hours after being discharged from the hospital and taken to Narellan Police Station.

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Tyrell is said to be assisting police with inquiries but has not been charged. The polices confirmed that three girls, two aged 14 and 15 years, and other two boys, aged 15 and 16, were found dead inside the car, with officers described a heartbreaking scene.

Police Reports After the Accident

Inspector Jason Hogan said the unwanted speed was a “possible factor” in the deadly crash. “The scene was extremely traumatic and circumstances surrounding the damage will be investigated by our vehicle examiners, ” Now the scene will be interpreted by our crash investigation unit and our forensic team to reconstruct what we can of the deadly crash.” He added.

Murat Dizdar, who is the Deputy Secretary for the NSW Department of Education, said that the victims had attended Picton High School. He also said students were being offered onsite counseling following an “extremely distressing and disturbing” incident.

Local councilor Michael Banasik also reacted to this incident saying that, a “terrible tragedy and it was devastating for Buxton and the general community, you know, it was just horrible,” he told 9 News. “Buxton is a great place, small town and this is terrible tragedy, no matter where the accident happened.”