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Fatal accident on Kings Highway

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A man has died following a multi-vehicle crash on the Kings Highway yesterday.

About 12.15pm (Thursday 13 January 2022), emergency services were called to the Kings Highway, near Goulburn Road, Mulloon, between Bungendore and Braidwood after reports of a crash.

Upon arrival, officers from Monaro Police District found a Mazda sedan and a heavy vehicle had impacted, before the sedan and an Audi SUV collided head-on.

The driver and sole occupant of the sedan – a man aged 51 – died at the scene.

The male driver of the heavy vehicle was not injured, while the male driver of the SUV – and his female front seat passenger – sustained minor injuries. A child in the back seat was not injured.

The Kings Highway  at Mulloon, east of Bungendore reopened to traffic in both directions, around 5:30pm on Thursday, after the serious crash.

A crime scene was established and police have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

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