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Highway re-opens near Yass following fatal B-double crash

Highway re-opens near Yass following fatal B-double crash

11am

The southbound lanes on the Hume Highway are now open.

7am

A man has died following a crash between two B-double trucks near Yass last night.

About 10.15pm, Thursday, September 17, emergency services were called to the Hume Highway near Bowning after reports two trucks travelling south had crashed.

One of the drivers died at the scene and is yet to be formally identified.

Officers from the Hume Police District established a crime scene, which will be examined by specialist forensic police.

As inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash continue, anyone who may have dashcam footage or information are urged to contact Yass Police Station on (02) 6226 9399 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

The southbound lanes of the Hume Highway between Lachlan Valley Way and Bowning Road are closed, please visit www.livetraffic.com for the latest updates prior to travelling.

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This story Highway re-opens near Yass following fatal B-double crash first appeared on Goulburn Post.