Fatal Two-vehicle Crash At Cowra

A man has died following a two-vehicle crash in the state’s central west.

About 7.20am today (Tuesday 19 March 2024), emergency services were called to the Mid Western Highway, about 10km west of Cowra, following reports of a two-vehicle crash involving a Mazda Sedan and a Ford Ranger.

The driver of the Mazda – a man aged 34 – was trapped for a short time before he was released and transported by NSW Ambulance paramedics to Cowra airport.

The man died en route to the airport.

The driver of the Ford – a woman aged 53 – was taken to Orange Hospital for mandatory testing and observation.

A crime scene has been established and an investigation into the circumstances surrounding this incident has commenced.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

As inquiries continue, anyone with information or dash cam footage about this incident is urged to contact Chifley Police District 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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