One driver killed, another seriously injured in horror crash

ONE man has died and another has been airlifted to hospital with multiple injuries following a horror head-on crash between two trucks near Sydney.

Police said a table-top truck collided head-on with a larger car carrier on Picton Road at Macarthur Drive in Wilton just after 3.30am on Wednesday.

The impact was fatal, with the driver of the Pantech truck dying from his injuries at the scene.


The driver of car carrier was trapped for around 90 minutes before being cut free by emergency services.

He was treated by paramedics at the scene before being airlifted to hospital in a serious condition with multiple injuries, police said.

Picton Road was closed for several hours while the scene was examined and the wreckage cleared.

The Crash Investigation Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal collision.

It’s understood officers are investigating whether the smaller truck crossed onto the wrong side of the road moments before impact.

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