Motor vehicles collide head-on on Snowy Mountains Highway

Two people have died and three others suffered serious injuries following a two-vehicle crash on the Snowy Mountains Highway on Friday.

About 3pm on Friday, emergency services were called to the Snowy Mountain Highway, Adaminaby, northwest of Cooma, after reports a silver Honda CRV travelling east and a grey Mitsubishi Pajero travelling west had a head-on collision.

The driver, a 72-year-old man, and front passenger, a 75-year-old man, of the Honda died at the scene.

Two rear passengers in the Honda, both 75-year-old men, suffered critical injuries.

The driver of the Mitsubishi, a 35-year-old woman, sustained a suspected fractured right leg. She was taken to Canberra Hospital for treatment.

Three children in the back seat of the Mitsubishi were uninjured.

Officers from Monaro Police District established a crime scene and started investigations into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

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 crime via NSW Police social media pages.

This story Double fatality in two-car crash on Snowy Mountains Highway, Adaminaby first appeared on Bombala Times.

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