A woman has been airlifted to Canberra after she was trapped from the chest up in a crash near Hay on Sunday morning.
Emergency services were called to the incident on the Sturt Highway near Carrathool around 8am today.
It is believed her car left the road before hitting a tree, leaving her trapped from the chest up.
She was intubated on scene by the helicopter doctor.
The incident occurred between Hay and Darlington Point on the Sturt Highway crossing Carrathool Road.
Four ambulance crews and the Hay unit SES are among those currently in attendance.
A spokesperson for the NSW Ambulance has said the female driver has also sustained head injuries from the crash.
The rescue helicopter is currently en route to the scene. Weather conditions have hindered operations so far.
Traffic is being diverted through the area, and anyone driving through the area has been advised to exercise caution and allow extra travel time.
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