Peak Hill crash: One dead after cattle truck and four-wheel-drive collide on Newell Hwy in central west NSW

Elisia Seeber
The Nightly
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Emergency services were called to the Newell Highway, about 10 kilometres north of O’Leary’s Lane, Peak Hill, about 5.10 Monday, following reports of a serious crash.
Emergency services were called to the Newell Highway, about 10 kilometres north of O’Leary’s Lane, Peak Hill, about 5.10 Monday, following reports of a serious crash. Credit: Daniel - stock.adobe.com

One person has died after a cattle truck and a four-wheel drive collided on a highway in central west New South Wales.

Emergency services were called to the Newell Highway, about 10 kilometres north of O’Leary’s Lane, Peak Hill, about 5.10pm Monday, following reports of a serious crash.

NSW Police said a cattle truck carrying livestock had collided with a four-wheel drive, but could not provide any further details on the crash at this time.

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Emergency services are on the scene. The Newell Highway is closed in both directions between Tomingly and Peak Hill.

Motorists are being urged to avoid the area.

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