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Monday, March 4, 2024

Two die in crash near Hay

A 71-year-old man and his female passenger have died following a two-vehicle crash near Hay yesterday.

NSW Police say that at around 5.10pm on Monday, emergency services were called to the Sturt Highway at Hay, following reports a sedan and a truck had collided.

“The driver of the sedan, a 71-year-old man, and the female front passenger, who is yet to be identified, were treated but died at the scene,” Police said in a statement.

“A rear male passenger of the sedan was airlifted to Royal Melbourne Hospital in a serious condition.”

A second passenger, a 23-year-old woman, was taken to Hay Hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the truck, a 27-year-old man, was treated for minor injuries before being taken to Griffith Hospital for mandatory testing.

Anyone with information, CCTV vision or dashcam footage of the incident is urged to contact police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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