NSW police are responding to fatal crash near Wagga Wagga 13 March

Police are investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash near Wagga Wagga last night.

About 8.30pm (Saturday 12 March 2022), emergency services were called to the intersection of Holbrook Road, Gelston Park – about 16km south of Wagga Wagga – following reports of a Nissan X-Trail and a VW Golf had collided.

The passenger of the VW Golf – a 19-year-old man – was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics; however, he died at the scene.

The drivers of the VW and Nissan – a 17-year-old boy and 46-year-old man respectively – were also treated at the scene before being taken to Wagga Wagga Base Hospital in stable conditions.

Officers from Riverina Police District attended and established a crime scene, which will be forensically examined by officers attached to the Crash Investigation Unit.

As inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash continue, police are appealing for anyone who has information or dashcam footage to come forward and contact Wagga Wagga Police or Crime Stoppers.

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

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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