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Man killed and woman fighting for life after horror crash on the Hume Highway

Man killed and woman rushed to hospital after ‘horrific’ crash on the Hume Highway that caused a 10km traffic jam

  • A man in his 60s has died, while a woman in her 70s was rushed to hospital 
  • The pair in a 4WD were involved in a crash on a busy highway in Sydney’s south 
  • The 4WD rolled over several times when the caravan it was towing jack-knifed 
  • Emergency crews described the crash as ‘horrific’ and caused a 10km traffic jam 

A man in his 60s has died while a woman in her 70s was rushed to hospital after a horror crash on a highway that caused a 10km traffic jam. 

A four-wheel drive was travelling south on the Hume Highway, near the Raby Road overpass in Woodbine in Sydney’s south-west when the caravan it was towing jack-knifed, causing the vehicle to roll on Thursday at about 3.15pm. 

The woman was taken to Liverpool Hospital with minor bruising to the chest, with some cuts and scratches, where she remains in stable condition. 

Emergency crews described the crash as ‘horrific’ and have blocked off a north and south bound lane. 

A man in his 60s has died while a woman in her 70s was rushed to hospital after a horror crash on a highway

Inspector Audie Jousif from New South Wales Ambulance said debris had scattered all over the road after when 4WD, which occupied the two people, rolled over several times. 

Drivers are being urged to stay away from the area. 

One lane southbound, and two northbound lanes of the Hume Highway remain open. 

Police from Campbelltown Police Area Command are reminding motorists to slow down to 40km/h, while emergency services remain at the crash site. 

The circumstances behind the crash are being investigated.  

Emergency crews described the crash as 'horrific' and have blocked off a north and south bound lane.

Emergency crews described the crash as ‘horrific’ and have blocked off a north and south bound lane.

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