June 10, 2024

Were you involved in this motor vehicle accident or one similar? Carter Capner Law is expert in compensation and insurance claims arising out of all accidents involving cars, motorcycles, trucks, busses, cyclists and trams. We act for drivers, riders, passengers, pedestrians. Call today on 1300 529 529 or click here to reach Carter Capner Law. Click on Client Showcase to view our history of road accident compensation claims.

A major collision on the Newell Highway in Peak Hill, New South Wales, has resulted in one fatality and six injuries. The incident involved a cattle truck and three cars, with one of the cars towing a horse float laden with livestock.

Peak Hill Crash Overview
The tragic Peak Hill crash occurred just after 5 pm on Monday, approximately 10 kilometers north of O’Leary’s Lane. The exact sequence of events leading to the collision is currently under investigation.

Casualties and Emergency Response
Sadly, one person, yet to be identified, was pronounced dead at the scene of the Peak Hill crash. Paramedics attended to six other individuals who sustained non-life-threatening injuries, transporting them to Dubbo and Parkes Hospitals for further treatment.

Peak Hill Crash Investigation
Specialist police from the crash investigation unit have closed the Newell Highway in both directions between Tomingly and Peak Hill to conduct a thorough examination of the scene. Authorities expect the roadway to remain closed for a considerable period due to the complexity of the investigation.

Appeal for Information
Police are urging anyone who witnessed the Peak Hill crash or has any information that could assist the investigation to come forward and contact authorities.

This tragic Peak Hill crash serves as a somber reminder of the importance of road safety, especially on major highways. As the investigation continues, our thoughts are with the victims and their families during this difficult time.