Police investigating a double fatality at Ardlethan

Preparing a report for the Coroner

16 August 2018

Investigations are continuing into the circumstances surrounding a double fatality on the Newell Highway at Ardlethan, that killed two people and left another in a critical condition.

It happened at around 11.30am yesterday, a car and truck collided, the driver and one of the passengers in the car died at the scene.

A second passenger was freed from the wreckage and airlifted to Canberra Hospital, while third was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

The truck driver also sustained minor injuries, he was taken to Wagga Base Hospital for mandatory tests.

A report is being prepared for the Coroner.

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