Seven-year-old boy dies, family members hospitalised after serious car crash on Brookman Road at Kuitpo

Four people were in a car which hit a tree at Kuitpo on November 13. Photo: File.
Four people were in a car which hit a tree at Kuitpo on November 13. Photo: File.

UPDATE: Monday, November 13, 1pm

Police have confirmed that the child killed in a crash at Kuitpo on Monday morning is a seven-year-old Callington boy.

Police said the car his mother, a 34-year-old, was driving hit a tree on Brookman Road around 6.30am on November 13.

The mother was flown to Flinders Medical Centre in a serious condition, while the boy’s twin brother was flown to the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in a serious condition.

The boys’ two-year-old sister was transported by ambulance to hospital.

Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Brookman Road was closed for several hours while the vehicle and scene was examined, but is now open.

UPDATE: Monday, November 13, 11.20am

A child has died in a serious crash at Kuitpo on Monday morning, November 13.

The child was one of three in a car which hit a tree on Brookman Road around 6.30am.

Another of the three children and the female driver were flown to hospitals in Adelaide in a serious condition, while the third child was transported to hospital via ambulance.

It is unknown where the people are from or the ages of the people involved.

The road is expected to remain closed for several hours as Major Crash Investigators are on the scene.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area.

STORY: Monday, November 13, 8.30am

Four people were in a car which hit a tree in a serious crash at Kuitpo on Monday morning, November 13.

Emergency services were called to the scene on Brookman Road around 6.30am.

A female adult was flown to Flinders Medical Centre in a serious condition, while a child was flown to the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in a serious condition.

Another child was taken to the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in a stable condition.

Brookman Road is closed south of Dashwood Gully Road, and police expect it to be closed for several hours while Major Crash Investigators attend.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible.