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AustraliaTeen in critical condition after 'freak' speedboat crash

15:50  11 february  2019
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Teens critical after hit-run at Clayton South bus stop

Teens critical after hit-run at Clayton South bus stop Two pedestrians are fighting for their lives after they were struck by a hit-run driver at a bus stop in Clayton South. A teenage boy and girl were standing at the Clayton Road stop when they were hit just after 11am on Saturday. The pair were taken to The Alfred hospital, the boy with arm and leg injuries, and the girl with lacerations and a hip injury. Police say the driver of the car ran from the scene. He is described as Caucasian with short blonde curly hair, a thin build, 183cm tall, and wearing a blue jacket and shorts. Police have released an image of the man they hope to speak to.

A teenager is in critical condition after a hit-and-run driver plowed into his car.

Just after 8am this morning UK Coastguard received multiple 999 calls from members of the public reporting that a speedboat had crashed into a cardinal marker and capsized, just outside the Hamble River.

A teenage girl is in a critical condition after she became trapped underwater following a speed boat crash in Perth’s Swan River.

Phoebe Knudsen, 17, was competing in WA Speed Boat Club’s race day yesterday when she became stuck.

“It was horrible…she was trapped underneath there for some time, apparently I think her clothing got stuck, she couldn’t be released from the boat,” witness Grant Lauterbach said.

Phoebe’s family said in a statement she is an experienced racer and state champion, and was “doing what she loved doing when this tragic freak accident happened.”

Man critical after Sydney car park brawl

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A teenage boy is in hospital with critical head injuries after a dramatic speedboat crash near Southampton. Eyewitnesses said the Vector Martini shot “The boat came clean out of the water like a rocket and then it flipped over and landed on its back,” he told the BBC. Vector Martinis are renowned

“She is quite reserved and quiet, she is a very determined and strong young lady. She will be fighting hard to recover and get back to the sport she loves,” they added.

“She was doing very well and she hit some rough water and unfortunately the boat overturned,” Mr Lauterbach said.

The West Australian Speed Boat Club’s Mark Motzouris said all safety measures were in place at the time.

“We always have two rescue boats on the water at any given time,” Mr Motzouris said.

“Each rescue boat has a driver manning the boat and then we always have a safety diver.”

9News understands authorities are investigating reports that an emergency jet ski wasn’t on site yesterday.

10-year-old girl dies after all-terrain vehicle crash on NSW property.
The 10-year-old was flown to a Sydney hospital with head and chest injuries after the driver of the vehicle lost control and smashed it into a fence.

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