Crash victim succumbs to life-threatening injuries

A WOMAN critically injured in a shocking crash in southern NSW last week has died in hospital.

The 63-year-old woman was a passenger in a prime mover which rolled near Leeton, in the state’s Riverina region, on Tuesday, April 17.

It happened at the intersection of Irrigation Way and Whitton Darlington Road around 1.20pm.


The woman sustained life-threatening injuries and was airlifted to Canberra Hospital where she remained in a critical condition for eight days.

Sadly, police released a statement last night, confirming the woman had succumbed to her injuries and passed away in hospital yesterday afternoon.

The 53-year-old man who was driving the truck escaped serious injury and underwent mandatory drug and alcohol testing.

Officers from Murrumbidgee Police District are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident and will prepare a report for the Coroner.

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