Police Responding To Fatal Truck Crash At Gunnedah

A man has died following a single vehicle truck crash in northern NSW.

About 8am today (Saturday 13 April 2024), emergency services responded to reports of a truck crashing into a tree along Clifton Road, Gunnedah.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated the driver and sole occupant – a 22-year-old man – but he died at the scene.

At the time of the incident the truck was carrying a large volume of aviation fuel which spilled into the surrounding area.

A crime scene was established as well as a response implemented to clean the spillage.

Officers from Oxley Police District have commenced an investigation into the crash and will prepare a report for the coroner.

Road closures are currently in place and are expected to be held for a considerable amount of time. 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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