A TRUCK driver has died after being run over by his own 18-wheel truck in a freak accident in Central West NSW.
The man was reportedly found injured on a road at an industrial site in Parkes around 10.30am on Sunday.
It’s understood the 18-wheel truck started to roll after the man parked it on the side of the road and got out.
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The heavy rig rolled over the man before hitting a dirt mound and coming to a stop 100 metres down the road.
Despite the desperate attempts of paramedics to keep the driver alive, he died at the scene. His age is not known.
A rescue helicopter was dispatched to airlift the man to hospital but was turned around before it could land.
The road was declared a crime scene and examined by forensic police who will prepare a report for the corner.
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