64-year-old man dies in hospital following two-car collision in Orange

A man has died following a two-vehicle crash near Orange this morning.

Police were called to the intersection of Lake Canobolas Road and Cargo Road about 9.15am following reports a Hyundai Elantra and Ford Everest had collided.

The 64-year-old male driver of the Hyundai was trapped in the vehicle for a short period of time before being freed by emergency services.

He was taken to Orange Hospital where he later died.

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The 40-year-old female driver of the Everest was not injured during the incident. She returned a negative result to roadside breath test.

Officers from Central West Police District established a crime scene and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

A report will now be prepared for the coroner.