20 July 2023

Man charged after two-vehicle crash on the Hume Highway that left another man in a critical condition

| Claire Sams
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NSW Police said a 50-year-old man had been arrested and taken to Goulburn Police Station in relation to a crash. Photo: Claire Fenwicke.

A man has been charged following a two-vehicle crash on the Hume Highway that left one person in hospital.

In a statement, NSW Police said that emergency services were called to the Hume Highway at Gunning after reports of a crash shortly after 4:30 pm on Wednesday (19 July).

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On their arrival, officers from the Hume Police District found a semi-trailer and a car had collided.

The driver of the car, a 74-year-old man, was taken to Canberra Hospital and remains in a critical condition.

The driver of the semi-trailer – a 50-year-old man – was not injured.

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Following police inquiries, the 50-year-old man was arrested and taken to Goulburn Police Station, where he was charged with dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, and negligent driving.

He was granted strict conditional bail and is due to appear at Goulburn Local Court on 30 August 2023.

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