Fatal crash - West Wyalong

Friday, 17 November 2023 06:56:22 AM

A man has died following a crash in state’s Central West overnight.

About 11.45pm (Thursday 16 November 2023), emergency services were called to the Newell Highway at West Wyalong, about 100km south of Forbes, following reports of a crash.

Officers attached to Murrumbidgee Police District attended and found a Ford Falcon utility and truck had collided.

The driver and sole occupant of the Ford died at the scene. He is yet to be formally identified.

The truck driver was uninjured and taken to West Wyalong Hospital for mandatory testing.

Police have established a crime scene, which is being forensically examined by specialist police.

The Newell Highway remains closed in both directions with traffic diversions in place.

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

Anyone with information or dash cam 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.