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Fatal crash north-east of Albury

Monday, 19 June 2017 08:40:59 AM

Police are investigating a fatal crash in the state’s Riverina region this morning.

Emergency services were called to the Hume Highway near Little Billabong, north-east of Albury, just after 2.30am (Monday 19 June 2017) following the crash.

It’s believed the vehicle was travelling south on the highway when the driver lost control. The car rolled, coming to rest down an embankment on the opposite side of the road.

The male driver died at the scene while his passenger, also a man, was taken Albury Hospital by NSW Ambulance paramedics for treatment.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash and will prepare a report for the Coroner.

Traffic diversions are in place while those investigations continue. For the latest traffic information visit www.livetraffic.com.

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: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ 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.