Man dies after being run over by road train in southern NSW

A MAN has died after being run over by a road train near the NSW-Victoria border this afternoon.

The accident happened on the Cobb Highway at Moama, around 70 kilometres south of Deniliquin, just after 3pm.

Emergency services arrived on the scene to find a man with severe head injuries. He died at the scene.


Early reports suggest the man was aged in his late 20s.

The highway is closed and traffic diversions are in place while the scene is examined.

The road is expected to remain closed for several hours.

The driver of the truck has been taken to Deniliquin Hospital for mandatory blood and urine tests.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.