Youths injured in sawtell smash

TWO youths, 17, were taken to hospital after a car smash at Sawtell late on Monday.

The pair were heading south on 1st Avenue in their 1991 Honda Civic when the accident happened near the 21st Avenue intersection at 4.40pm.

The driver lost control after hitting gravel and ran off the road, slamming into a large palm tree.



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