23 February 2024

39-year-old woman dies after accident near Yass on the Hume Highway

| Claire Sams
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A woman has died after a crash in Yass Valley on Thursday evening (22 February). Photo: Shri Gayathirie Rajen.

A 39-year-old woman has died following a multi-vehicle crash near Yass.

A NSW Police spokesperson said emergency services were called to the Hume Highway at Yass at about 8:15 pm on Thursday evening (22 February).

“Officers attached to the Hume Police District attended and located a truck and a sedan car,” they said.

The sole occupant of the sedan was a 39-year-old female, who died at the scene.

The 53-year-old male driver of the truck was taken to Yass Hospital for mandatory testing.

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The NSW Police spokesperson said a crime scene had been established as police began their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

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

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or by visiting Crime Stoppers.

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