Motorist dies in hospital after horror smash with truck in Tamworth

A MAN has died in hospital after a car and truck collided in Tamworth earlier this month.

The accident, involving a Holden Barina and a truck, happened at the corner of the Oxley Highway and Goddard Lane about 3.10pm on Tuesday 17 October.

Police said the driver of the Barina,  a 29-year-old Korean national, suffered head injuries.


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He was taken to Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital before being transferred to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney where he died yesterday afternoon.

The driver of the truck, a 32-year-old man, was not injured.

Investigations into the crash are ongoing.