Marulan - 2ST

An important message from Highlands Police

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Motorists are being urged to slow down and drive to the conditions following three separate fatal crashes in the Hume Police District at the weekend.

That includes a 47 year woman who's motorcycle collided with an SUV at Mittagong and a 62 year old man who crashed into a tree at Marulan.

A 57 year old man was also killed when his motorcycle hit a safety railing at Tuena up past Crookwell.

Superintendent Paul Condon said there should be no unnecessary distractions when getting behind the wheel or crossing the road.

“Now that travel restrictions are no longer in place, more people are choosing to drive to visit family and friends in regional locations.

“For those who spent significant time in isolation last year, please make sure to drive to the conditions and look after yourselves and other motorists,"Superintendent Condon said.

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Changed traffic conditions on Hume Highway

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Motorists are advised of changed traffic conditions from this weekend at various locations on the Hume Highway between Wilton and Marulan.

Minor pavement repair work will be carried out northbound near Nattai River at Mittagong from 6am and 5pm, Sunday 2 to Friday 7 June, weather permitting.

Vegetation clearing work will also be carried out southbound near Hanging Rock Road at Penrose and northbound near Illawarra Highway at Sutton Forest, from 6am and 5pm, Sunday 2 to Friday 7 June, weather permitting.

Night work to repair safety barriers will be carried out in both directions between Picton Road and Avon Dam Road, from 7pm to 5am, Sunday 2 to Friday 7 June, weather permitting.

Work will also start on Monday 3 June to install subsoil drains near Marulan.

This work will be carried out between 6am and 5pm, weather permitting, until Friday 5 July.

Motorists are advised to allow an additional five minutes travelling time.

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Fatal motorcycle crash at Marulan

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A man has been killed in a motorcycle crash at Marulan.

Around 6:30pm on Saturday, Emergency Services were called to Brayton Road after a motorcycle hit a tree.

A 62 year old man was found nearby, but couldn't be revived.

Officers from the Hume Police District set up a crime scene at both crash sites, which were examined by specialist forensic police.

Investigations into the circumstances surrounding the crash are underway.

Another motorcyclist was also killed at Tuena near Crookwell.

About 4.25pm, Emergency services were called to Junction Point Road after reports a motorcycle crashed into safety railing.

The rider – a 57-year-old man – was treated by Paramedics but died at the scene.

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Man charged with Marulan crash

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A man has been extradited from the ACT and charged with a crash which took place at Marulan.

Back in October 2019, emergency services were called to a two car crash on the Hume Highway.

A Hyundai i30 travelling south , with three people on board, was allegedly hit from behind by a Toyota Corolla.

Both vehicles then crashed into trees on the median strip.

A woman travelling in the front-passenger seat of the Corolla – then aged 27 – suffered multiple fractures and was airlifted to Canberra Hospital.

The male driver, then aged 38, was taken to Goulburn Base Hospital for mandatory testing.

The driver of the Hyundai, a man then aged 24, suffered leg and foot injuries and was taken to Goulburn Base Hospital.

His two passengers, then aged 23 and 24, escaped with minor injuries.

All five were from the ACT.

On Wednesday, a ACT Policing arrested a man on behalf of the Crash Investigation Unit.

The 40 year old has been charged with 12 alleged offences:

* Dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm – drive manner dangerous (two counts)
* Dangerous driving occ GBH- drive under the influence (two counts)
* Cause bodily harm by misconduct, in charge of a motor vehicle (two counts)
* Negligent driving (occasioning grievous bodily harm)
* Negligent driving
* Drive behind other vehicle too closely to stop
* Drive motor vehicle while licence suspended
* Drive vehicle, illicit drug present in blood, and
* Fail to appear in accordance with bail.

He was refused bail to appear in Goulburn Local Court on Wednesday January 19 2022.

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Tractor stolen from Boxers Creek

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Rural Crime Investigators from the Hume Police District are seeking information about a tractor which was stolen from Boxers Creek near Marulan.

The John Deere 6910 was taken from a property on Tiyces Lane between June 15 and June 17.

It had an orange Howard Rotary hoe attached to the rear.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact Goulburn Police Station.

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Tractor stolen from Boxers Creek

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Rural Crime Investigators from the Hume Police District are seeking information about a tractor which was stolen from Boxers Creek near Marulan.

The John Deere 6910 was taken from a property on Tiyces Lane between June 15 and June 17.

It had an orange Howard Rotary hoe attached to the rear.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact Goulburn Police Station.

Image: NSW Police

Traffic diverted through Marulan after a truck catches fire

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A truck fire is causing delays on the Hume Highway near Marulan.

Emergency services responded to reports of a truck alight along the northbound lanes of the Hume Highway, Marulan at about 1.30 this morning.

The fire was extinguished by NSW Fire and Rescue.

Significant damage was sustained to the truck.

It is believed the truck was carrying a large volume of paint and batteries which are now the subject of a clean-up operation.

Officers from The Hume Police District attended and implemented a traffic diversion.

All northbound lanes of the Hume Highway are currently closed, one southbound lane is also closed.

Traffic is being diverted for 3km from George Street through the township of Marulan.

Motorists are urged to avoid the area.

Delays are expected until at least mid-morning.

There are no reports of injuries.

Inquiries are continuing into the cause of the fire.

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