A search operation is currently underway near Mudgee after a vehicle was swept into a flooded causeway overnight.
About 6.30pm on Thursday, emergency services were called to Macdonalds Creek, near Lower Piambong Road, Erudgere - about 15km north-west of Mudgee - after reports a vehicle had been swept into a causeway by floodwaters.
Officers attached to Orana-Mid Western Police District, assisted by Fire and Rescue NSW and NSW SES, commenced a search and rescue operation and located a vehicle submerged in the waterway; it's unknown if there are any persons inside the vehicle at this time.
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Police and emergency services will continue operations this morning to access the vehicle.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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