Ute rollover near Lithgow, NSW

At least nine people have been injured after a single-vehicle crash in bushland near Lithgow today, NSW Police say.

About 12.30pm today, emergency services were called to Glowworm Tunnel Road, Newnes Plateau, in the Newnes State Forest after a utility crashed and rolled.

Police have been told eight people were in the tray of the vehicle and four people were inside the cab at the time.

At least nine people have been treated by NSW Ambulance Paramedics for various injuries, including a 14-year-old boy for chest and leg injuries, and two girls – aged eight and 12 – for a broken arm and pelvis injury.

Two of the children have been airlifted to the Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

A crime scene has been established and officers from the Crash Investigation Unit will investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.

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

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