Driver dies in crash – Erin Vale

A driver has died in a crash in the state’s south-west this evening.

Emergency services were called about 7pm (Monday 21 February 2022) after reports a car and truck had collided on Goldfields Way, Erin Vale, north of Junee, and were on fire.

The truck driver, a 20-year-old man, suffered serious facial injuries and was taken to Temora Hospital before being airlifted to North Shore Hospital in a stable condition.

The car driver died at the scene and is yet to be identified.

Fire and Rescue NSW extinguished the fire. Officers from Riverina Police District established a crime scene and have commenced an investigation.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Goldfields Way is currently closed, with local diversions in place.

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. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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