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.


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.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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