Woman in critical condition after car crashes into tree at Moama

A woman has been airlifted to hospital after crashing into a tree in the state’s far south overnight.

Shortly after 4pm (Monday 7 September 2020), a blue Ford sedan allegedly travelled through the Barmah Road checkpoint at Moama and failed to stop for police.

The car, which police allege was travelling in excess of 100km/h, was not pursued for safety reasons.

About 5.30pm, police were called to Line Road, Moama, following reports a blue Ford sedan had crashed into a tree.

Officers from Murray River Police District attended and commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, a 52-year-old woman, was freed from the vehicle by attending police and treated at the scene, before being flown to a hospital in Melbourne.

She sustained a broken leg and head injuries as a result of the crash and remains in hospital in a critical condition.

Inquiries are continuing and anyone with information is urged to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

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.

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