Man dies after being run over by 18-wheel truck in NSW

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.


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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