Man killed after suspected stolen taxi collides with truck

THE driver of a suspected stolen taxi has died after colliding with a truck at Bilpin in the Blue Mountains.

Just after 10pm Tuesday, emergency crews were called to Bells Line of Road, near the intersection with Bilpin School Road, after reports of a crash between a car and a truck.

Upon arrival, police found the male driver of the taxi, who is yet to be identified, dead at the scene.


The truck driver managed to escape uninjured.

Initial inquiries found that the taxi had been stolen at knifepoint about 9.40pm the same evening in Lithgow.

Investigations are ongoing.