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Two seriously injured during crash - Central West

Friday, 22 October 2021 02:01:35 PM

An investigation is underway after a woman and baby were injured following a single vehicle crash in the state’s central west yesterday.

About 2.15pm (Thursday 21 October 2021), emergency services were called to Baldry-Peak Hill Road, approximately 15kms from Peak Hill, following reports a silver Subaru Outback crashed.

Police have been told the Subaru left the roadway and rolled before coming to a stop.

The passengers, a 27-year-old woman and a five-month-old baby, suffered serious injuries and were airlifted to Westmead Hospital and the Children’s Hospital at Westmead. The woman and baby are reported to be in a stable condition.

The driver, a 29-year-old man, suffered minor injuries and was taken to Dubbo Base Hospital for treatment and mandatory testing. He has since been released.

Officers from Central West Police District established a crime scene, which was examined by specialist police from the Crash Investigation Unit.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash is underway, and police are urging anyone with dashcam footage from the area to contact Parkes Police on (02) 6862 999 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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 crime via NSW Police social media pages.