Man dies in single-vehicle crash near Walgett 22 April

A man has died following a single-vehicle crash in the state's west last night.

Just before 9.00pm (Thursday 21 April 2022), emergency services responded to reports of a single-vehicle crash on a private road off the Kamilaroi Highway at Cryon, about 30 kilometres east of Walgett.

Police have been told a Toyota Hilux utility rolled a number of times while negotiating a bend.

A passenger from the vehicle managed to raise the alarm with workers on the property.

The driver – a man believed to be aged in his 50s – died at the scene.

The passenger in the vehicle, a male aged in his 20s, was treated at the scene by ambulance paramedics and taken to Walgett hospital for treatment.

Officers attached to Central North Police District established a crime scene as inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash continue.

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

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or who has dashcam footage of the incident is urged to contact 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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