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Two seriously injured in crash near Orange

Saturday, 08 April 2017 06:53:55 PM

Two people are in hospital, one in a critical condition, after a crash in the state’s central west today.

About 3.40pm (Saturday 8 April 2017), emergency services were called to the Mitchell Highway, Molong, about 35km north-west of Orange.

Police have been told a Toyota RAV 4 travelling west and a Mitsubishi ASX travelling east collided.

The driver of the Mitsubishi, a 45-year-old man, was taken to Orange Health Service in a critical condition.

The driver of the Toyota, a 19-year-old woman, was trapped before being released and airlifted to Orange Health Service in a stable condition.

The Mitchell Highway remains closed in both directions while the scene is examined.

Officers from the Crash Investigation Unit will investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.

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