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Truck Crash - Walgett

Time of incident: 07 Jan 2021 - 10:57am

Wimbledon Road and the Castlereagh Highway at Walgett have reopened after being closed for more than four hours following a truck crash earlier this morning.

Just before 11am crews from Fire and Rescue NSW and the Rural Fire Service were called to the area following reports a truck carrying livestock had rolled.

The driver of the vehicle was assessed by NSW Ambulance paramedics on scene however was uninjured.

Traffic on the Castlereagh Highway was closed in both directions for a number of hours as firefighters worked to clear the road and contain a spill that occurred as a result of the crash.

Motorists are advised to exercise caution driving through the area.

Photo 0 from the incident. Click on the thumbnail to view a larger size.

Photo 1 from the incident. Click on the thumbnail to view a larger size.

Published: 07 Jan 2021 04:39pm

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Stations nearby

WALGETT Fire Station

38 Pitt Street, Walgett NSW 2832

LIGHTNING RIDGE Fire Station

Pandora Street, Lightning Ridge NSW 2834

COONAMBLE Fire Station

95 Castlereagh Street, Coonamble NSW 2829