Man killed after suspected stolen taxi collides with truck

THE driver of a suspected stolen taxi has died after colliding with a truck at Bilpin in the Blue Mountains.

Just after 10pm Tuesday, emergency crews were called to Bells Line of Road, near the intersection with Bilpin School Road, after reports of a crash between a car and a truck.

Upon arrival, police found the male driver of the taxi, who is yet to be identified, dead at the scene.


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The truck driver managed to escape uninjured.

Initial inquiries found that the taxi had been stolen at knifepoint about 9.40pm the same evening in Lithgow.

Investigations are ongoing.

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