Man killed in crash with B-double truck

A Sydney man has died after the car he was in collided with a B-double truck in south-west Victoria.

The crash occurred on the Princes Highway at Drumborg at around 2.45pm on Friday.

Investigators have been told a Toyota van was travelling west when it collided with the driver’s side of an eastbound B-Double.


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A 45-year-old man who was a passenger in the van was critically injured.

He was airlifted to hospital with life threatening injuries.

Sadly, he died shortly after arriving.

Police said the 45-year-old man was from the south-west Sydney suburb of Minto.

A second passenger in the van, an 18-year-old man also from Sydney, was taken to hospital with less severe injuries.

The driver of the van, a 49-year-old man, along with the remaining five passengers escaped uninjured.

The 35-year-old man behind the wheel of the truck was also unhurt.

The investigation into the cause of the collision is ongoing.

Investigators urge anyone who witnessed the collision or who may have information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.