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Fatal crash – Kings Highway

A woman has died in hospital following a two-vehicle crash in the state’s south west this morning.

About 9.15am today (Friday 4 March 2022), emergency services responded to reports of a two-vehicle crash on the Kings Highway, Carwoola.

Police have been told a Toyota Yaris - driven by a 55-year-old woman - was travelling west, and a Mazda 3 - driven by a 35-year-old woman - was travelling east, when the two vehicles collided.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated both drivers at the scene before they were airlifted to Canberra Hospital.

This afternoon, the older woman died in hospital.

The younger woman remains in a serious, but stable condition.

Officers from Monaro Police District established a crime scene which was examined by specialist officers from the Crash Investigation Unit.

As inquiries continue, anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or who has dashcam footage of the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.