TRUCK FATALITY: Driver a Queensland man

NOON: THE driver killed in this morning's b-double fatality on the Pacific Highway, south of Coffs Harbour, has been confirmed to be a 38-year-old Queensland man. 

The truck the man was driving left the highway at Raleigh just before 6am and crashed heavily into an embankment between two bridges.

The man died at the scene.

A 38-year-old Queensland truck driver was killed in this morning's fatal crash on the Pacific Highway at Raleigh.
A 38-year-old Queensland truck driver was killed in this morning's fatal crash on the Pacific Highway at Raleigh. Frank Redward

7.30AM: A TRUCK driver has died in a crash on the Mid North Coast after a B-Double left the road and crashed into a creek.

Emergency services were called to the Pacific Highway at Raleigh just before 6am today.

The driver, who has not been identified, died at the scene.

A 38-year-old Queensland truck driver was killed in this morning's fatal crash on the Pacific Highway at Raleigh.
A 38-year-old Queensland truck driver was killed in this morning's fatal crash on the Pacific Highway at Raleigh. Frank Redward

Officers from Coffs / Clarence Police District are at the scene and investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urget to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or by visiting nsw.crimestoppers.com.au

 



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