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One dead, one critical following crash - Burren Junction

Wednesday, 27 July 2022 09:50:52 PM

One man has died, and another is in a critical condition following a crash in the state’s central north.

About 2.30pm (Wednesday 27 July 2022), emergency services were called to Bugilbone Road, Burren Junction, following reports of a crash.

On arrival, officers attached to Central North Police District found a car had crashed and come to a stop on its side after ejecting the two male passengers.

A 23-year-old man and 21-year-old man were treated at the scene, but the 23-year-old could not be revived.

The 21-year-old was transferred to John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, in a critical condition.

Police established a crime scene and have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

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.