Two dead after trucks collide head on in northern NSW

TWO people are dead following a horror head-on crash between two trucks in northern NSW.

The accident occurred on the Newell Highway at Moree, around three kilometres north of River Road, just after 4.15pm AEDT.

Two people were found deceased at the scene. Police said although they are yet to be formally identified, they are believed to be the truck drivers. Their ages are not yet known.


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

The road is expected to remain closed for a number of hours while investigators examine the scene and crews work to clear the wreckage.

Local traffic diversions are in place and motorists are advised to avoid the area.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.