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Pregnant woman dies following two-car crash

A pregnant woman has died following a crash on Sunday night.

Just before 10.30pm, emergency services were called to Warialda Road, Inverell, after reports a Holden Commodore had crashed into a pole after colliding with a Mazda Bravo.

Officers from New England Police District attended, along with NSW Ambulance paramedics.

The Holden driver, a 23-year-old woman, and passenger, a 20-year-old woman, were seriously injured and treated by paramedics.

The passenger, who was 32 weeks pregnant, was transported to Inverell Airport; however, despite the efforts of paramedics, the woman and baby died prior to being airlifted.

The driver was airlifted to Tamworth Hospital in a stable condition.

The Mazda driver, a 19-year-old man, and a female passenger were suffered minor injuries. The driver was taken to Inverell Hospital and underwent mandatory testing.

A crime scene was established and officers from the Crash Investigation Unit have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.


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