Two dead in Moree Crash

TWO people are dead after a horror crash on the Newell Highway near Moree on Monday night.

According to police, just before 5.45pm a B-Double truck and a car collided on the highway, about six kilometers North of Moree.

Emergency services attended the scene where the two occupants of the car were found dead. They are yet to be formally identified.

The male truck driver escaped with minor injuries and was taken to Moree Hospital for treatment and to undergo mandatory blood and urine tests.

Police are investigating the incident and have appealed for anyone who witnessed the crash or the circumstances leading up to it to contact Moree Police Station via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Police are also preparing a report for the NSW Coroner.



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