Double fatal crash near Dubbo

Saturday, 15 May 2021 05:43:52 PM

A man and woman have died following a single-vehicle crash in the state’s Central West today.

Just before 5am (Saturday 15 May 2021), emergency services were called to the Mitchell Highway at Maryvale – about 40km east of Dubbo – after a truck driver drove upon a car that had crashed into a tree.

Both occupants died at the scene and are yet to be formally identified but are believed to a man aged 27 and woman aged 57.

A crime scene was established and examined by specialist forensic police.

Detectives from Orana Police District commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A brief will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.