Driver, passenger killed in horror crash

TWO people from the same car have been killed in a horror crash in the NSW Hunter Valley.

It happened at Castle Rock, 15km west of Muswellbrook about 6.30pm on Saturday.

Police said a Holden Commodore was turning into Bengalla Road from Wybong Road when it collided with a Ford ute.


Sadly, the driver of the sedan, a 20-year-old woman, and her 22-year-old male passenger died at the scene.

Police said the young couple was from Singleton.

The 35-year-old man driving the ute sustained facial injuries and was taken to Newcastle’s John Hunter Hospital for treatment.

He has also undergone drug and alcohol testing, as is mandatory with every serious traffic collision.

Investigators are appealing for anyone with information about the crash to call Muswellbrook Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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