Tragedy on the Highway: Passenger Dies in Collision Involving 4WD Towing Caravan

A tragic highway collision near Dubbo, NSW over the weekend has claimed the life of a man believed to be in his 60s.

The fatal crash occurred Saturday morning around 10:15 a.m. on the Newell Highway in the state’s central west region. Police said a Kia and a 4WD towing a caravan collided at the scene.

Passenger dies after 4WD towing caravan collides with car on highway

Four occupants of the Kia were transported to Dubbo Base Hospital following the devastating impact. One passenger was airlifted to Westmead Hospital in critical condition.

Tragically, that severely injured patient passed away from their wounds on Monday, police confirmed. The identity of the deceased has not been released at this time.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the head-on crash is underway. A report will be prepared for the coroner on the latest roadway fatality.

The deadly collision closed the Newell Highway as crews worked to clear wreckage and transport injured motorists. As police probe what led to the tragic loss of life, the tight-knit community mourns the painful absence left behind.

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