Three dead after two-vehicle crash near Cowra

Three people have died after a two-vehicle crash in the state’s Central West today.

About 4pm (Thursday 22 April 2021), emergency services responded to reports of a 2-vehicle crash on the Mid Western Highway, near Woodstock, which is 35 kilometres from Cowra.

Upon arrival, officers attached to Chifley Police District found two vehicles had crashed head on.

Two people travelling in one vehicle, and one person in another vehicle, died at the scene.

A crime scene has been established. The Mid Western Highway is closed in both directions and motorists are urged to avoid the area.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash is underway. No further information is available at this time.

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