Truck driver seriously injured after Newell Highway crash

Airlifted from the scene

Truck driver seriously injured after Newell Highway crash

A two-truck crash on the Newell Highway at Ariah Park has left a 42 year old man seriously injured, while the driver of the other truck was treated for minor injuries.

It happened at about 12.30pm yesterday, emergency services worked for more than two hours to free the driver who was trapped in the cabin his truck.

He was treated at the scene by paramedics, then airlifted to hospital.

The crash closed the Highway in both directions until around 8pm.

 

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