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ACT woman dies in Two Wells crash with truck on Port Wakefield Hwy


A 79-year-old woman from the Australian Capital Territory has died, days after a collision with truck at an intersection off Port Wakefield Highway.

Emergency services were called to the crash at the highway intersection with Brooks Rd in Two Wells just after 2pm Thursday.

The 79-year-old driver of the car was rushed to the Royal Adelaide Hospital with critical injuries.

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South Australian police said she died on Saturday from her injuries.

Her passenger, an 80-year-old Victorian woman, was taken to the Lyell McEwin Hospital with serious but not-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the truck, a 57-year-old Banksia Park man was not injured.

The 79-year-old woman from ACT was taken to hospital and died Saturday. Credit: 7NEWS

Major Crash officers are still investigating the circumstances of the crash.

The woman’s death is the 14th life lost on SA Roads this year, compared to just four at the same time last year

Last week 25-year-old Odetta Maxwell died after a single vehicle crash along the same highway.

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Source: 7News