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UPDATE: Man dies following two vehicle crash - Orange

Saturday, 01 April 2017 10:24:32 AM

A man has died in hospital after a truck and car collided in the state’s Central West last week.

Just before midday on 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 hospital in a critical condition, where he later died.

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 where he was later released.

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 investigations are continuing.

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.