| 13.07,20. 06:04 AM |
Two dead, three seriously injured after car ploughs into tree in NSW's Central West
An investigation is underway after two people were killed and three seriously injured in a crash in New South Wales' Central West yesterday.
A 14-year-old boy and a 25-year-old man were killed after a 2005 model Mitsubishi 380 sedan left Castlereagh Highway at Merrygoan and struck a tree.
Authorities were called to the scene, about 10km east of Mendooran, at 3.20pm.
The driver, a 37-year-old woman, was airlifted to Westmead Hospital to be treated for arm fractures.
A 13-year-old male passenger who received multiple leg injuries was airlifted to The Children's Hospital at Westmead.
A 17-year-old girl suffering leg fractures was airlifted to John Hunter Hospital.
All passengers are from Menah, except for the 25-year-old, who is from Gulgong.
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Crash specialists are currently investigating circumstances leading up to the crash.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au