Two people arrested following fatal crash - Leeton

Wednesday, 05 April 2023 02:42:25 PM

A man and woman are in custody as inquiries continue into the death of four people following a crash in the state’s south overnight.

About 11.15pm (Tuesday 4 April 2023), emergency services responded to the intersection of Research Road and Toorak Road, Yanco – approximately 7km south of Leeton, after reports a Hyundai Getz had crashed into a pole and rolled down an embankment into an adjacent water channel.

The occupants – a 36-year-old woman and three boys aged 10, 11 and 12 – were declared deceased at the scene. They are yet to be formally identified.

Officers from the Murrumbidgee Police District established a crime scene which has been examined by specialist officers from the Crash Investigation Unit.

Detectives have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash and as part of inquiries attended a unit in Griffith just before 8am this morning (Wednesday 5 April 2023).

Investigators spoke to a 32-year-old man and a 50-year-old woman who were subsequently arrested and taken to Griffith Police Station where they remain in custody.

Inquiries continue.

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.