Man dies after truck crash

A man has died following a single-vehicle crash in the state’s Central West

About 7pm yesterday (Saturday 19 June 2021), emergency services responded to reports a B-double truck had hit a tree after leaving the Newell Highway, Wirrinya, about 50km south of Forbes.

The 70-year-old driver – and only occupant – was thrown from the cabin on impact. He was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics but died at the scene a short time later.

Officers from Central West Police District attended and established a crime scene.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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