19 year old dies in highway accident

15th Dec 2020

A 19-year-old man has died in a crash north of Armidale. About 5pm, Monday December 14th, emergency services were called to the New England Highway, about 20km north of Armidale, following reports of a three-vehicle crash.
Police were told a utility travelling south collided with the trailer of a northbound truck, before colliding with a second truck. The driver and sole occupant of the ute, a 19-year-old man, died at the scene.
The truck drivers, two men – aged 52 and 57 – were treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics for minor injuries. The older man was later transferred to Armidale Hospital for further treatment. Officers from New England Police District established a crime scene and are still investigating the cause.
Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.