Residents call for new Mitchell Highway speed limit from Orange

Tanya Marschke
By Tanya Marschke
Updated July 30 2021 - 7:21am, first published 7:00am
HAZARD: Phil Donato, Sue and Stephen Doyle, Cooey Tancred, Mick Ward are calling for the 80km/h speed zone past Thompson's Road to be extended. Photo: JUDE KEOGH

A couple who were involved in a fatal crash at the intersection of Thompson Road and the Mitchell Highway earlier this month have joined other local residents in speaking out about the dangerous stretch of road and calling for more safety measures.

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Tanya Marschke

Tanya Marschke

Journalist

I am based at Orange and cover a wide range of subjects as well as the weekly business column. I've worked consistently in the the media industry since 2006 including the past seven years at the Central Western Daily. Before moving to Orange, I worked as a journalist at weekly newspapers the Beaudesert Times and the Gold Coast Sun in Queensland, as well as the Scone Advocate in the Hunter Valley. I started my career at the Ridge News in Lightning Ridge while I completed my journalism studies remotely at Charles Sturt University in Bathurst.

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