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Truck crash - Lidcombe

Time of incident: 30 Apr 2021 - 8:43am

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters have rescued a truck driver who had crashed into powerlines on Nicholas Street, Lidcombe shortly before 9 am this morning.

Upon arrival, crews found the truck had crashed into nearby powerlines which had fallen across the road. Crews worked quickly to rescue the driver and have restricted the area whilst waiting the arrival of energy authorities.

Gallipoli St and west on Nicholas St were closed to traffic but have since reopened.

Published: 30 Apr 2021 03:05pm

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Stations nearby

LIDCOMBE Fire Station

37 Church Street, Lidcombe NSW 2141

SILVERWATER Fire Station

122 Adderely Street, Silverwater NSW 2141

CHESTER HILL Fire Station

163 Waldron Road, Chester Hill NSW 2162