Man dies following crash in Orange

A man has died following a head-on crash at Orange this morning, NSW Police say.

About 9.20am (Monday 12 November 2018), emergency services were called to the Northern Distributor, south of Ophir Road, after reports a Toyota Camry and a Man prime mover collided head-on.

The driver of the Toyota, a 71-year-old man, was freed after being trapped for some time. He was being airlifted to a Sydney hospital when his condition deteriorated and was diverted to Orange Health Service. However, he died on arrival.

The truck driver, a 27-year-old man, was uninjured. He was taken to Orange Health Service for mandatory testing.

Officers from Central West Police District have commenced inquiries into the crash and will prepare a report for the information of the Coroner.

Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed the crash or with dash cam footage of the incident to come forward.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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