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Teen Dies After Impact Of Crash Throws Her On To Train Line

A 19-year-old woman has tragically lost her life after being hit by a car and thrown on to a train line 15 metres below.

It is believed the impact of the accident knocked the Cairns teen from the Swann Road railway bridge at Taringa.

After being revived by police at the scene, the woman was taken to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in a critical condition.

Sadly she passed away as a result of her injuries.

Police are hoping to speak with three young women who came to the aid of the driver immediately after the accident.

Investigators continue to appeal for anyone who may have seen the incident or who may have dash cam footage of the area to contact Policelink on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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