Erica Hoy, a 26-year-old Australian actress, was killed in a vehicle accident on the Port River Expressway in the Australian city of Gillman on November 1, 2022, along with her boyfriend and twin sister. Around 9 p.m., Erica was riding in a red Toyota Prius with her twin sister Lisa and boyfriend Mike Reader when it was struck and driven into the path of a vehicle. According to authorities, Carlie Eileen Richards was driving at the time of the collision.
According to the police, Richards attempted to flee the scene but was apprehended later. After being deemed mentally incompetent to face trial, Richards was granted a bedside hearing at Adelaide’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The accusations against her include causing death by reckless driving, fleeing the scene of an accident, and driving carelessly. Richards will also face charges of impeding police investigations into the event by reportedly refusing to answer questions or reveal her name and address. Greg, Erica’s father, commented to The Advertiser:
“She has never given us something to be concerned about. I’m grateful she didn’t die alone. She was a cheerful, upbeat young lady. She was returning from an acting class… when it occurred.”
Everything We Know About Erica Hoy
Erica Hoy, who was born in the United Kingdom in 1996, was an aspiring actor. Lisa, Erica’s twin sister, They were born in Japan to a Japanese mother and an Australian father before relocating to Australia in 2015. Erica and Lisa both studied arts and languages at Flinders University and had a similar interest in movies. In an interview with The Advertisers, Greg stated about his daughters:
“They were soulmates, a one-of-a-kind creative collaboration. I’m really crushed by what has been taken away much too soon. There were more adventures in store. They arrived as a complete pair – when they worked together, it was genuinely unusual; it was like working with one person despite the fact that there were two people – yet they were still individuals in their own way.”
Erica Hoy starred in The Reality of Humanity, a web series that was presented at the Adelaide Film Festival in 2021. She was cast as the lead in Jo-Anne Spirit Guide, 2020 miniseries. Hoy previously appeared in the school musical Alice in Wonderland. Erica’s net worth is believed to be approximately $200,000, with her major source of income being acting. Hoy’s family relatives survive her.