A 23-year-old man is lucky to be alive after hitting an embankment and rolling his BMW in a single vehicle crash on Monday morning.
Police, paramedics, the SES and fire crews all rushed to the scene, 12 kilometres south of Bathurst, on the Mid Western Highway, just after 11.45am.
Inspector Gerard Powell, from Chifley Local Area Command, said the driver was heading towards Blayney when he lost control of the car and hit an embankment three kilometres west of Evans Plains Road.
The car was demolished in the crash.
Supt Brad Porter, from NSW Ambulance, said the driver suffered head and pelvic injuries, and was taken by road ambulance to Orange Base Hospital in a stable condition.