Two killed in horror crash

TWO men have been killed in a horror two-vehicle crash in country New South Wales.

It happened on the Mitchell Highway at Wongarbon, about 20km southeast of Dubbo, shortly before 10pm last night.

Police said a Toyota Hilux spun out of control and rolled a number of times before it was struck by a Toyota Landcruiser.


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Sadly, the 35-year-old man driving the Hilux and his 29-year-old male passenger died at the scene.

The 19-year-old man behind the wheel of the Landcruiser escaped uninjured.

He was taken to hospital for mandatory drug and alcohol testing.

The Mitchell Highway remained closed in both directions between Dubbo and Geurie for several hours while the scene was examined and the wreckage cleared.

Officers from the Orana Mid-Western Police District are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash and will prepare a report for the Coroner.

Anyone with information about the crash or relevant dash cam footage is urged to come forward and call Dubbo 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 nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

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