Critical Condition for Driver After Chifley Crash

A man is in a critical condition following a single-vehicle crash in the state's Central West.

About 5am today (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 – aged in his 50s – was trapped for a short time before he was released and treated on scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics.

The man was airlifted to Westmead Hospital in a critical condition.

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

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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