Women injured in Scamander crash

Police and Emergency Services attended a single vehicle crash on the Tasman Highway, South of Scamander, today.

Around 12:30 this afternoon, a 71-year-old Bicheno woman lost control of the white Toyota Corolla she was driving, which rolled several times before coming to rest in an embankment.

The driver and her 97-year-old passenger were injured in the crash, with both being transported to the St Helens District Hospital for treatment.  The women remain in hospital in serious but stable condition.

The cause of the crash is being investigated, though neither alcohol nor speed are considered to be factors.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact St Helens Police Station on 6376 1122.  Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at crimestopperstas.com.au