TWO PEOPLE KILLED IN HUNTER VALLEY CRASH

A 20-year-old woman and a 22-year-old man have died, after the car they were travelling in collided with a ute west of Muswellbrook in the Hunter Valley.

It’s believed the Commodore sedan was turning at the intersection of Wybong Road and Bengalla Road at Castle Rock, at around 6:30 last night, when it collided with a Ford ute.

The sedan’s driver and passenger died at the scene, while the driver of the ute, a 35-year-old man suffered lacerations to his face.

He was taken to Newcastle’s John Hunter Hospital for treatment.

Anyone with information about the crash is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.