A man has died and another is in a critical condition following a horror smash on the Bruce Highway overnight.
Around 9.20pm, officers were called to the highway, just south of Home Hill, after receiving reports a van had collided with a truck.
A male passenger of the van died at the scene, while the male driver was rushed to the Ayr Hospital, where he remains in a critical condition.
The male driver of the truck was treated for shock.
Police say the Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.