Thursday, April 25, 2024

Centenarian killed in Albury crash

A 100-year-old man has died following a single-vehicle crash near Albury yesterday.

Emergency Services attended Thurgoona Drive, Thurgoona, 9km north of Albury, at around 10am on Saturday 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,” NSW Police said in a statement.

“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.

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