A critical incident investigation has been launched after a fatal crash on the state’s Mid North Coast this morning, NSW Police say.
About 2am tomorrow, police attempted to stop a vehicle in Kempsey.
The driver allegedly failed to stop and a pursuit was initiated which continued on the Pacific Highway to north of Macksville, when the vehicle was seen to collide with a B-double.
The driver of the vehicle died at the scene.
The male driver of the truck was uninjured and taken to hospital for mandatory testing.
A crime scene has been established at the location, which will be examined by specialist forensic officers.
A critical incident team from the Northern Region will now investigate all circumstances surrounding the incident.
All information will be provided to the Coroner.
No further details are available at this time; however, police are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Anyone who can assist police should contact Crime Stoppers.