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Truck driver dies near Casino

Casino Volunteer Rescue Association workers divert traffic on Mongogarie Road following a fatal single truck crash this afternoon.
Casino Volunteer Rescue Association workers divert traffic on Mongogarie Road following a fatal single truck crash this afternoon. Scott Harum

A TRUCK driver has died after he rolled his rig near Casino this afternoon.

The crash occurred 12km along Mongogarie Rd at Mongogarie around 2.45pm.

Police, paramedics, firefighters and the Casino Volunteer Rescue Association workers are at the scene.

Officers from the Ballina Crash Investigation Unit are on their way to the crash site to begin investigations.

Police have advised motorists traveling on Mongogarie Rd to be careful and have asked any witnesses to contact their local police station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

See tomorrow's Northern Star for more details.
 

Topics:  fatal crash police truck



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