Police investigate after fatal crash at Dubbo

Police are investigating after a fatal crash in the state’s Central West yesterday.

About 5.15pm on Friday (20 November 2020), emergency services were called to the intersection of Old Mendooran Road and Boothenba Road at Dubbo, following reports a sedan and prime mover had collided.

Following the incident, the engine of the prime mover caught fire.

The blaze was extinguished by Fire and Rescue NSW.

The driver and sole occupant of the sedan, a 28-year-old Queensland woman, died at the scene.

The driver of the prime mover, a 71-year-old man, suffered a head injury and was taken to Dubbo Base Hospital for treatment.

Officers from Orana Mid-Western Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

As inquiries continue, police are appealing for anyone with information, or dashcam footage from the area, to come forward.

A report will now 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.

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