4 March 2022

Woman dies after Kings Highway crash at Carwoola

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Police are appealing for witnesses of a crash on the Kings Hwy on 4 March. Photo: File.

A woman has died in Canberra Hospital following a two-vehicle crash near Queanbeyan this morning.

About 9:15 am Friday 4 March 2022, emergency services responded to reports of a two-vehicle crash on the Kings Highway, Carwoola.

Police have been told a Toyota Yaris – driven by a 55-year-old woman – was travelling west, and a Mazda 3 – driven by a 35-year-old woman – was travelling east, when the two vehicles collided.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated both drivers at the scene before they were airlifted to Canberra Hospital.

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This afternoon, the older woman died in hospital.

The younger woman remains in a serious but stable condition.

Officers from Monaro Police District established a crime scene which was examined by specialist officers from the Crash Investigation Unit.

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As inquiries continue, anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or who has dashcam footage of the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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

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