Man dies in two-vehicle crash near Boggabri, NSW

The Kamilaroi Highway has re-opened nine hours after a fatal crash south of Boggabri.

Emergency services responded to reports of the crash shortly after 5am (Wednesday 16 March 2022),10km south of Boggabri, and found a southbound car and northbound ute had collided in the northbound lane.

A man driving the car sustained critical head injuries and died at the scene. The man has not yet been formally identified.

A 23-year-old Gunnedah man driving the ute was not injured and was taken to Gunnedah Hospital for treatment for the effects of shock.

The highway re-opened about 2pm.

Inquiries are being conducted by officers attached to Oxley Police District.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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