Fatal crash at Black Mountain

15th Mar 2022

Police are investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash near Black Mountain. At about 5.35am Sunday March 13th, emergency services were called to the New England Highway, Black Mountain following reports that a hatch back and truck had collided head on.
The driver and sole occupant of the hatch back – a 38-year-old Cranebrook woman – died at the scene. The truck driver – a 59-year-old West Tamworth man – was uninjured. He was taken to Armidale Hospital for mandatory testing. There were no passengers in the truck.
Officers from New England Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances of the crash.
As inquiries continue, police are appealing for anyone who has information or dashcam footage to contact Armidale Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.