18 September 2020

Truck driver dies in crash on Hume Highway near Yass

| Hannah Sparks
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Fire and Rescue NSW Station 511 Yass

Fire and Rescue NSW Station 511 Yass on scene. Photo: Facebook.

A man has died following a crash between two B-double trucks near Yass last night.

About 10:15 pm, emergency services were called to the Hume Highway near Bowning after reports two trucks travelling south had crashed.

One of the drivers died at the scene and is yet to be formally identified.

Officers from the Hume Police District established a crime scene, which will be examined by specialist forensic police.

As inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash continue, anyone who may have dashcam footage or information are urged to contact Yass Police Station on (02) 6226 9399 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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

The southbound lanes of the Hume Highway between Lachlan Valley Way and Bowning Road are closed, visit www.livetraffic.com for the latest updates prior to travelling.

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