Three killed, child injured in horror head-on crash

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding a catastrophic crash that killed three people in southern NSW overnight.

Emergency services were called to the horrific scene on the Monaro Highway near Michelago, about 50km south of Canberra, just before 11.30pm.

In a statement overnight, police said two vehicles collided head-on, with one of them bursting into flames on impact.


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Sadly, three people – both drivers and a passenger from one of the vehicles – died at the scene.

Police said a child was also injured in the collision and taken to Canberra Hospital for treatment.

The genders and ages of those involved and the condition of the child was not immediately known.

The Monaro Highway was expected to remain closed for several hours while the scene was examined.

Motorists travelling through the area are urged to monitor Live Traffic NSW for updates.

No further information was available at the time of writing.

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 nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. 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 myGC.com.au 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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