Police are responding to fatal crash – Nyngan

Emergency services remain at the scene of a fatal crash near Nyngan this morning.

About 5.30am (Wednesday 7 April 2021), emergency services were called to the Mitchell Highway, about 30km west of Nyngan, after a vehicle left the road and crashed into a tree.

The female driver died at the scene.

Three passengers were treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics for various injuries. They have been airlifted to Westmead Hospital in various conditions.

Officers attached to Central North Police District established a crime scene, which is still being examined.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash is underway.

As inquiries continue, police are appealing to any witnesses to the crash or anyone who might have dashcam footage to come forward.

Road closures are in place. For the latest traffic information visit www.livetraffic.com.

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.

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