One tourist killed, another injured in motorcycle crash in Australia

Posted on July 3, 2013 • Filed under: Australia, Tourist Injured, Tourist Killed reports that the holiday of a lifetime for an English backpacker has ended in tragedy as the state’s road toll soars towards 150. The 19-year-old female passenger, described by friends as “outgoing” and “bubbly”, was not wearing a helmet when she was killed in a motorcycle crash at Cape Tribulation about 9.45pm on Tuesday. Her Canadian friend, 21, who was steering the bike, was airlifted to Cairns Base Hospital with critical internal injuries and a broken leg and is now listed in a serious but stable condition. Read article

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