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.