Driver killed after timber truck rolled off road

A truck driver has tragically died after his truck rolled off the road in northern New South Wales overnight.

Emergency services were called to the scene on Lismore-Bangalow Road around 11.35pm, after reports the semi trailer – carrying timber – had veered off the road and rolled.

Four ambulance crews were reportedly at the scene.


Despite desperate attempts, the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road was closed in both directions overnight, which has caused some problems for morning commuters.

Emergency services are reportedly conducting the salvage operation.