A woman has died and four other people have been injured after a car hit an object in the middle of the road and rolled near Goulburn this morning.
The accident occurred just after 10.20am on the Hume Highway at Yarra.
Police say initial investigations suggest the female driver tried to avoid hitting an object on the highway, but couldn’t miss it and lost control, with the car rolling onto its roof.
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The driver, a woman whose age is not yet known, died at the scene.
One of the female passengers sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to Canberra Hospital.
Three other passengers were taken to Goulburn Base Hospital with minor injuries.
Investigations into the circumstances surrounding the crash are underway.
Both southbound lanes on the Hume Highway are currently closed.
— Harry Frost (@HMFrost) April 18, 2017