A woman has been killed in a horrific collision with a B Double truck in the Central Tablelands.
The accident happened on the Mitchell Highway at Vittoria, between Orange and Bathurst, just after 9.00am Tuesday.
Police said that on arrival, emergency services found a Honda Civic and a B Double had collided.
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Despite desperate attempts by paramedics, the 49-year-old driver of the car died at the scene.
A 43-year-old man, who had been driving the truck, was treated by paramedics for leg injuries and taken to Orange Base Hospital.
Officers attached to the Central West and Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit are investigating the circumstances of the crash.