A man and woman have died following a single-vehicle crash in the state’s Central West today.
Just before 5am (Saturday 15 May 2021), emergency services were called to the Mitchell Highway at Maryvale – about 40km east of Dubbo – after a truck driver drove upon a car that had crashed into a tree.
Both occupants died at the scene and are yet to be formally identified but are believed to a man aged 27 and woman aged 57.
A crime scene was established and examined by specialist forensic police.
Detectives from Orana Police District commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.
A brief will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.