A driver has died in hospital on Saturday after a crash east of Dubbo on Friday evening.
Just after 6pm emergency services were called to the intersection of the Golden Highway and Ballimore Road, Ballimore, east of Dubbo, following reports a Toyota LandCruiser and a truck had collided.
Officers from Orana Mid-Western Police District attended. The Toyota driver, a 35-year-old man, was found critically injured after being ejected from the vehicle while the passenger, a six-year-old girl, was also injured.
Both were treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics and taken to Dubbo Base Hospital before the girl was airlifted to John Hunter Hospital, where she remains in a serious condition.
The man was placed on life support; however, died shortly after 1am Saturday.
The truck driver, a 46-year-old man, has undergone mandatory testing and an investigation has started into the circumstances surrounding the crash.
A report will be prepared for the coroner.
Traffic delays have been experienced on the Golden Highway.
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.
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