Fatal Truck And Car Crash At Peak Hill

One person has died following a crash between a truck and a car in the state’s central west.

About 5:10pm today (Monday 10 June 2024), emergency services were called to the Newell Highway, approximately 10 kilometres north of O’Leary’s Lane, Peak Hill, following reports of a truck and car crash.

Officers from Central West Police District attended and found a cattle truck carrying livestock had collided with a four wheel drive.

Emergency services are currently on the scene; however, one person is deceased.

The Newell Highway is closed in both directions between Tomingly and Peak Hill.

Motorists are urged to avoid the area.

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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