One dead, two injured after truck flips into drain

ONE man has been killed and two others injured after a truck transporting horses crashed in Central NSW.

Police said the heavy vehicle left Mogriguy Road and rolled into a culvert near McAnallays Road at Brocklehurst, north of Dubbo around 10.40am on Saturday.

Sadly, police have confirmed one of three men who were travelling in the truck died at the scene. His age was not immediately known.


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A second man believed to be aged in his 20s has been airlifted to hospital with head and chest injuries.

The driver is believed to have escaped serous injury and was taken to hospital for “further medical checks”, police said.

In a statement, police said they were working with “other Government departments” regarding the horses.

It is not known if any of the animals were killed or injured in the crash.

No further information was available at the time of writing.

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