Woman in critical condition after crash near Young

A woman has been critically injured after a crash in the state’s south-west yesterday.

Just after 2pm yesterday (Friday 22 May 2021), emergency services were called to Wombat Road, Kingsvale, about 10km south of Young, following reports a Ford Courier had left the road and rolled.

The driver, a 54-year-old man, was taken for mandatory testing.

A seven-year-old boy was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics and was later airlifted to Westmead Children’s Hospital in a stable condition.

A 50-year-old woman was airlifted to Canberra Hospital with serious head injuries. She remains in hospital in a critical condition.

Officers from the Southern and Central West Crash Investigation Units examined the scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Inquiries continue.

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. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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