Media Release Archive


One dies, two injured in crash near Tamworth

Friday, 07 July 2017 04:10:19 PM

A woman has died and two people are injured after a two-vehicle crash near Tamworth this morning.

Just after 8am (Friday 7 July 2017), emergency services were called to the New England Highway, Moonbi, about 30km from Tamworth, after reports a Nissan Pulsar sedan and a Honda HR-V collided.

The driver of the Nissan Pulsar, an 82-year-old woman, was treated at the scene by paramedics. She died en route to Tamworth Base Hospital.

The driver of the Honda, a 61-year-old woman, and her passenger, a 46-year-old woman, were treated at the scene for minor injuries, before being taken to Tamworth Base Hospital in stable conditions.

Officers attached to Oxley Local Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

The exact circumstances surrounding the crash are under investigation and anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

A report will be prepared for the information of the coroner.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.