THREE people were taken to hospital after a car crashed into a tree at Henty on Saturday.
Officers from the Murray River Police District were called to the Olympic Highway near Railway Parade about 10.40pm on Saturday after reports a Nissan Tiida had hit a tree.
A 27-year-old male driver managed to free himself from the wreckage, while the two passengers - a 22-year-old man in the front and 21-year-old man in the rear - were trapped in the car for a short time before members of the public came to help.
Emergency services arrived and the three men were treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics.
The 22-year-old man was taken to Albury Hospital before being air lifted to Royal Melbourne Hospital in a critical condition.
The other two men were taken to Wagga Base Hospital in a serious but stable condition.
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Officers from the Crash Investigation Unit attended and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.
Police are now calling on anyone with dashcam vision or who may have witnessed the crash and not yet spoken to police to come forward.
Inquiries are continuing.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.