Two injured during serious crash – Murray River

Two people have been injured following a serious crash in the Murray River region last night.

About 9pm (Monday 20 September 2021), a black Holden Acclaim station wagon was travelling north along the Cobb Highway, 10km south of Mathoura, when it left the roadway and hit a tree.

The driver – a 37-year-old man – and his 35-year-old female passenger were trapped in the vehicle for some time before being released by three police officers.

The driver sustained serious leg injuries, while the woman suffered severe injuries.

Both were treated at the scene, before being airlifted to Royal Melbourne Hospital in serious conditions.

Officers from Murray River Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

As inquiries continue, police are urging anyone with dashcam footage from the area to contact Deniliquin Police on (03) 5881 9299 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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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