Man hospitalised following single-vehicle crash - Oxley PD
Thursday, 06 January 2022 10:34:14 AM
A man has been taken to hospital following a single-vehicle crash in the state’s north east yesterday.
About 10.50pm (Wednesday 5 January 2022), emergency services responded to the Oxley Highway, about 15km east of Gunnedah, after reports a vehicle had lost control and left the roadway, colliding with a tree.
The driver, a 52-year-old man, was trapped for a short time before being extracted from the vehicle.
He was treated by NSW Ambulance Paramedics, before being airlifted to John Hunter Hospital at Newcastle, in a serious condition.
The passenger, a 52-year-old man, suffered minor injuries and did not require treatment.
Officers attached to Oxley Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.
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.