83-year-old woman seriously injured in north-west NSW crash

Inquiries are continuing after an 83-year-old woman was left seriously injured in a crash at Edgeroi, 32 kilometres north of Narrabri yesterday, NSW Police say.

Just before 3pm (Thursday 30 August 2018), an 83-year-old woman was the driver and sole occupant of a Volkswagen Tiguan when it was preparing to turn into a private property on the Newell Highway, Edgeroi, near the intersection of Galathera Lane.

The woman’s vehicle was hit by a Toyota Prado that was travelling in the same direction along the highway.

The 83-year-old woman was airlifted to Tamworth Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The Prado’s driver, a 29-year-old woman has undergone mandatory testing at hospital. Her two children, a one-year-old girl and a three-year-old boy, were not hurt.

Police from the Crash Investigation Unit are continuing to investigate the events leading up to the crash.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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