All lanes of the Newell Highway have reopened between Narrabri and Moree after a fatal car and truck crash.

Only one lane of the highway was open past the crash site, around 10km north of Narrabri.

The site has now been cleared, and traffic conditions have returned to normal through the area.


One lane of the Newell Highway is now open past the site of a fatal truck and car crash about 10 kilometres north of Narrabri.

The highway was closed in both directions between Narrabri and Moree.

Diversions have now been lifted and motorists are able to pass the crash site under alternating stop/slow traffic control.

Motorists should continue to take extra care and allow extra travel time.

Crews are still working at the crash site.


Emergency services were on the scene of a fatal crash near Narrabri this morning.

About 1.30am (Wednesday, March 10), emergency services were called to the Newell Highway, about 10km north of Narrabri, after a 4WD and a refrigerated truck collided.

The male driver of the 4WD died at the scene.

The truck driver, a 46-year-old man, was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Narrabri Base Hospital with suspected arm and chest injuries.

Officers from Oxley Police District established a crime scene, which is still being examined.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash is underway.

As inquiries continue, police are appealing to any witnesses to the crash or anyone who might have dash cam footage to come forward.

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