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Police investigate after fatal crash in Hunter region

Saturday, 11 December 2021 03:10:45 PM

Police are investigating following a two-vehicle fatal crash in the Hunter region today.

About 10am (Saturday 11 December 2021), emergency services were called to the Golden Highway at Wyoming Road, Cassilis – about 30km south west of Merriwa – following reports a Hyundai SUV travelling west and a Toyota Landcruiser travelling east had collided.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated the female driver and sole occupant of the Hyundai, but she died at the scene.

The driver and sole occupant of the Landcruiser, a 63-year-old man, has been airlifted to John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition.

Officers attached to Hunter Valley Police District attended and established a crime scene, which will be forensically examined.

As inquiries into the incident continue, police are appealing for anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers.

A report will be prepared for the information of 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.