Man critical following two vehicle crash - Orange

Friday, 24 March 2017 09:54:24 AM

Police are investigating after a truck and car collided in the state’s Central West.

Just before midday yesterday (Thursday 23 March 2017), emergency services were called to The Escort Way, Orange, following reports a prime mover and Toyota had collided.

A 72-year-old man, who was a passenger in the Toyota, was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Orange Health Service in a critical condition.

The driver of the Toyota, a 41-year-old man, was also treated at the scene for minor injuries and shock before being taken to Orange Health Service as a precaution.

A 24-year-old man, the driver of the prime mover, was not injured. He was taken to Orange Health Service to undergo mandatory blood and urine testing.

Officers attached to Canobolas Local Area Command with assistance from Crash Investigation Unit established a crime scene and commenced and investigation.

Inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident are continuing and police are urging anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.