Truckie killed in fiery crash on NSW highway

The trucks burst into flames shortly after impact, killing one driver | PICTURE: Sally Rafferty (Twitter)

The two trucks burst into flames shortly after impact, killing one driver | PICTURE: Sally Rafferty (Twitter)

A TRUCK driver has been killed and another critically injured after their two vehicles collided and burst into flames on the Pacific Highway in NSW.

Police say the crash happened shortly after 3am on Saturday when the two heavy-vehicles collided into the southbound lanes near Taree, on the state’s Mid North Coast.


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Sadly, one truck driver died at the scene.

The other is understood to have been rushed to hospital with critical injuries.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.