Truck driver killed after vehicle rolled while driving down hill, crashing into house

A truck driver has died following a crash near Bathurst.

Emergency services were called to Denison Street at Sofala just after 11.30am today after reports a semi-trailer had crashed into a house.

It’s believed the truck rolled on its side while travelling down a hill before sliding into the house.


The truck driver died at the scene. His age is not yet known.

The house sustained significant damage; however, no one was home at the time.

Officers from Chifley Local Area Command have established a crime scene and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.