A man has died in hospital following a crash in the state’s north earlier this month.
About 3pm on Sunday 5 March 2023, emergency services were called to Duri Road, Tamworth, after reports a Toyota Corolla and a B Double truck had collided.
The Toyota driver – an 87-year-old man – and an 88-year-old female passenger were taken to Tamworth Hospital for treatment. The woman was treated for non-life-threatening injuries before being released.
The truck driver – a 27-year-old man – was uninjured and taken to Tamworth Hospital for mandatory testing.
Police have since been advised the 87-year—old man died in hospital on Friday (17 March 2023).
Officers attached to Oxley Police District are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.
A report will be prepared for the Coroner.
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.