Teen dies in fatal crash near Mudgee, NSW

A teenager has died and another is in a critical condition in hospital after a crash near Mudgee overnight, NSW Police say.

About 12am today, emergency services were called to Munghorn Gap on Wollar Road, Munghorn, about 35km north-east of Mudgee, following reports of a single-vehicle crash.

Officers from Mudgee Local Area Command attended and located a Ford Festiva on its roof.

The driver of the car, a 16-year-old boy, who was unlicensed, was treated by NSW Ambulance Paramedics before being taken to Mudgee Airport where he was air lifted to Westmead Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The passenger, a 14-year-old boy, died at the scene.

A crime scene has been established and the Crash Investigation Unit will examine the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stopers.