Woman dies after van and truck collide on Hume Highway

Woman dies after van and truck collide on Hume Highway

Emergency services personnel attend a crash scene on the Hume highway near Oolong where a female driver of a van died on Thursday morning after accidentally clipping a truck. Photo: Sitthixay DitthavongA 72-year-old woman has died after her van and a truck collided south of Gunning on Thursday morning.
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NSW Police said a white Hiace van was travelling south on the Hume Highway when it and a heavy vehicle travelling in the same direction collided about 9am.

It was the 21st death on NSW roads during what has been a horror holiday period.

Fairfax Media understands the woman from Glenmore Park in Sydney’s west attempted to merge behind the truck when her van clipped the truck, and rolled.

“The female driver of the van died. No further details are known at this time,” police said in a statement.

She was the only person in the car.

The driver, a 56-year-old man was taken to Yass Hospital.

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