Driver killed in head-on crash with truck

A MAN has been killed in a horror head-on crash with a truck in southern New South Wales.

It happened on the Sturt Highway at Forest Hill, in Wagga Wagga, about 7.30pm on Wednesday.

Police said a Mitsubishi Outlander collided head-on with a Kenworth semi-trailer.


Sadly, the 30-year-old man driving the Mitsubishi could not be saved and died at the scene.

The 47-year-old man driving the truck was taken to Wagga Base Hospital for drug and alcohol testing.

The highway was closed for several hours while the scene was examined and the wreckage cleared.

Officers from the Riverina Police District are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash and will prepare a report for the information of the Coroner.