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Passenger dies in single-vehicle crash near Albury

Sunday, 13 November 2022 07:44:56 AM

A man has died following a single-vehicle crash near Albury yesterday.

Emergency Services attended Thurgoona Drive, Thurgoona, 9km north of Albury, about 10am (Saturday 12 November 2022), after a Hyundai station wagon reportedly lost control and struck a bridge railing.

The Hyundai left the road and continued a further 100m before hitting a tree.

The front-seat passenger, a 100-year-old man, suffered critical injuries. He was treated by paramedics and taken to Albury Base Hospital where he died last night.

The driver, an 86-year-old woman, suffered chest injuries and is undergoing treatment in the same hospital.

Detectives attached to Murray River Police District have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.