Man dead after car and truck collide on Mitchell Highway

ACCIDENT: A report will be prepared for the coroner following the death of a man during a crash at Wellington.

ACCIDENT: A report will be prepared for the coroner following the death of a man during a crash at Wellington.

A REPORT will be prepared for the coroner following the death of a man during a crash at Wellington.

About 10.15pm on Fridat emergency services were called to the Mitchell Highway, near Maryvale, following reports a Holden Astra and a truck had collided head-on.

The 19-year-old male driver of the Holden died at the scene, while the 49-year-old male truck driver was airlifted to Orange hospital with head and leg injuries.

Police from Orana Local Area Command are investigating the cause of the crash and their inquiries are ongoing.

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