Monday, March 01, 2010

Car Crash at Dunedoo Woman Killed

NSW Police News

A woman has been killed and another airlifted to hospital following a single vehicle crash at Dunedoo in the State’s Central West yesterday.

About 2:30pm (Sunday 28 February) a blue Toyota Tarago was travelling west on the Golden Highway approximately 300 metres west of the intersection with the Castlereagh Highway when the driver, a 56-year-old Cherrybrook woman, lost control of the van.

The van left the southern side of the road, overturning and rolling a number of times before coming to rest on its roof.

Two men and three women who were passengers inside the van managed to free themselves while the driver was trapped.

Police, NSW Ambulance Paramedics and State Emergency Service volunteers attended the scene and attempted to free the woman however she died at the scene.

Another woman was treated at the scene by paramedics before being airlifted to the John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle for treatment of fractures and broken bones.

Two men aged 58 and 27, as well as a 24-year-old woman and another woman were all treated for minor injuries and transported to Dubbo and Dunedoo Hospitals for further treatment.

Police are continuing their investigations into the crash and a report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

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