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Woman seriously injured after crash - The Hume PD

Sunday, 09 January 2022 05:25:34 AM

A woman has been seriously injured after a crash in the state’s south-west yesterday.

Just before 10am (Saturday 8 January 2022), emergency services were called to Hume Highway, north of Riverside Drive, Jugiong, following reports of a crash.

On arrival, officers attached to Riverina Traffic and Highway Patrol Command and The Hume Police District were told a Hyundai Accent travelling south crashed into the back of a BMW, broken down in the far-left lane.

The driver of the Hyundai – a 41-year-old man – was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics for minor injuries before being taken to Wagga Wagga Base Hospital, where he will undergo mandatory testing.

The passenger – a 31-year-old woman – was treated on scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics for serious leg injuries before being taken to Canberra Hospital.

The driver of the BMW – a 44-year-old man – was uninjured. He underwent a roadside breath test, which returned a negative result.

A crime scene was established as specialist officers from the Crash Investigation Unit investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Anyone with dashcam footage or 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.