Police Seek Information Over Crash North Of Bathurst

Police are appealing for public assistance regarding a two-vehicle crash in Central West.

Just after 2.50pm on Saturday (24 February 2024), emergency services were called to Duramana Road, Duramana, about 22km north from Bathurst, following reports of a two-vehicle crash.

On arrival, officers attached to Chifley Police District found a white Mazda SUV and a white Nissan ute had collided head-on.

The driver of SUV – a 28-year-old woman – was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being airlifted to Westmead Hospital in a critical condition.

Her passengers – a 11-year-old girl and a three-year-old boy – were taken to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead for further treatment.

The driver of ute – a 40-year-old man – was taken to Orange Hospital in a serious but stable condition suffering leg injuries.

His passenger – a two-year-old boy – was not injured.

A crime scene has been established and an investigation into the circumstances surrounding this incident has commenced.

As inquiries continue, anyone with information or dash cam footage is urged to contact 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 information via NSW Police social media pages.

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