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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.

Investigations continue.

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.