One woman dead, another in coma after Stereosonic

ONE woman has died, another is in an induced coma and almost 70 revellers were charged with drug offences at the Stereosonic music festival at Sydney Olympic Park.

Police say a 25-year-old woman from Oyster Bay became seriously ill during the festival on Saturday and later died in Concord Hospital.

A 22-year-old woman, believed to be from Britain, was taken to Westmead Hospital in a critical condition and placed in an induced coma. She was in a serious but stable condition on Sunday.

The event's organisers, Totem Onelove, took to social media to express "our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the patron who tragically passed away on Saturday night at Sydney Stereosonic".

"As it is a matter with the NSW Police and coroner we cannot make any further statements or comment," the Facebook post said.


Topics:  coma drugs editors picks fatality stereosonic

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Block of land is still needed for raceway

Benaraby drag races.

Do you have some land you'd sell to this bloke?

Jail for thief who drove stolen cars

A man has been jailed for his part in a car theft.

Cherbourg man jailed for role in car theft

Local Partners