Passenger killed in two car crash in southern NSW

A MAN has been killed in a nasty two-car crash in the NSW Southern Tablelands.

The accident happened on the Hume Highway at Paddys River around four o’clock on Wednesday morning.

Police said the 40-year-old man was a passenger in a Hyundai sedan which collided with a truck.


Sadly, the 40-year-old suffered life-threatening injuries and could not be saved.

Police confirmed the man died before he could be transported to hospital.

The 46-year-old man behind the wheel of the Hyundai and a 14-year-old boy escaped the collision uninjured.

Police said both vehicles were travelling north.

The 65-year-old truck driver also escaped injury.

Bot drivers were taken to hospital for mandatory drug and alcohol testing.

Police will prepare a report for the information of the Coroner.