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Critical incident investigation underway into crash - Gunnedah

Monday, 19 September 2022 01:54:59 PM

A critical incident investigation is underway after a man died following a crash in Gunnedah this morning.

Officers attached to Oxley Police District were patrolling Wandobah Road, Gunnedah, about 8.50am today (Monday 19 September 2022), when they directed the driver of a silver Mitsubishi Lancer to stop.

When the driver allegedly failed to stop, a pursuit was initiated.

The car continued along Wandobah Road when it left the road and rolled.

Police arrived and rendered first aid to the driver until NSW Ambulance paramedics arrived; however, the 48-year-old man died.

A crime scene was established and a critical incident team from New England Police District will now investigate all circumstances surrounding the incident.

That investigation will be subject to an independent review.

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.