One dead, one injured in Little Billabong crash

Photo: Marina Neil

Photo: Marina Neil

A man has died and his passenger has been taken to hospital after a fatal crash north-east of Albury in the early hours of Monday morning.

It is the second fatality on Border roads in as many days.

Emergency services were called to the Hume Highway, Little Billabong 40 kilometres north of Holbrook about 2.30am on Monday.

Police believe the vehicle was travelling south on the highway when the driver lost control. 

The car rolled, coming to rest down an embankment on the opposite side of the road.

The male driver died at the scene while his passenger, also a man, was taken Albury Base Hospital by NSW Ambulance paramedics for treatment.

Police are investigating the circumstances around the crash and will prepare a report for the coroner.

Traffic diversions are in place while those investigations continue. For the latest traffic information visit www.livetraffic.com.

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