Double fatal near Dubbo

Two men have died after a two vehicle crash near Dubbo overnight.

Shortly before 10pm on Saturday 6 April 2019, officers from Orana Mid-Western Police District attended the Mitchell Highway, at Wongarbon, about 20km south-east of Dubbo, following reports of a crash involving two vehicles.

Police believe a Toyota Hilux utility being driven by a 35-year-old man, and with a 29-year-old passenger, lost control and rolled a number of times, before coming to rest.

A second vehicle, a Toyota Landcruiser utility driven by a 19-year-old man, hit the stationary vehicle.

Both men inside the first car died at the scene while the driver of the second vehicle was uninjured.

The 19-year-old man was conveyed to hospital for mandatory drug and urine tests.

Officers from Orana Mid-Western Police District attended and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

The Mitchell Highway remains closed in both directions between Dubbo and Geurie.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Anyone with information about the crash, or who has dashcam vision, is urged to contact Dubbo Police or Crime Stoppers.

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.

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