Fatal Multi Truck Crash – Murry River

A man has died in a multi truck crash in the state’s south west.

About 5:56pm today (Thursday 23 May 2024), emergency services were called to the Hume Highway near Little Billabong Road, Little Billabong, north of Holbrook, following reports two B-Double trucks had collided.

The 61-year-old male driver of one of the trucks died at the scene.

The other driver, aged 44, was not injured in the crash, and was taken to Culcairn Hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers attached to Murray River Police District established a crime scene, with into the circumstances surrounding the crash ongoing.

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

All southbound lanes of the Hume Highway are closed on the approach to Little Billabong Road, Little Billabong.

Motorists are urged to avoid the area and allow extra travel time.

As inquiries continue, anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has dashcam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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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