Chifley Crash Victim Succumbs in Hospital: NSW Police

A man has died in hospital following a single-vehicle crash in the state's Central West last week.

About 5am on Wednesday (17 January 2024), emergency services were called to Belubula Way, Mandurama, about 30km east of Canowindra, after reports of a single-vehicle crash.

Police were told the vehicle left the road and crashed down an embankment before hitting a tree.

The driver – a 75-year-old man – was trapped for a short time before he was released and treated on scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics and airlifted to Westmead Hospital.

Officers attached to Chifley Police District commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Police have been notified, the man died in hospital on Saturday (20 January 2024).

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

As inquiries continue, anyone with information about this incident, or dashcam or CCTV from the area is urged to contact Cowra Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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