Driver seriously injured in single-vehicle crash near Young

A man has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition following a single-vehicle crash near Young today.

About 3.20pm (Saturday 5 March 2021), emergency services were called to Milvale Road, Berthong, about 30km west of Young, following reports a vehicle left the road and clipped a tree, before travelling into a paddock and rolling on its roof.

On arrival, officers from The Hume Police District found the driver, a 71-year-old man, trapped.

He was freed and treated at the scene for head and internal injuries, and multiple fractures, before being airlifted to Canberra Hospital in a serious condition.

A crime scene has been established and an investigation is underway into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

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

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