Woman dies after a collision with a truck in Sydney’s west
- The collision occurred about 7.30am at Llandilo, near Penrith
- A female driver died at the scene after a collision with a truck
- The truck driver was injured and taken to Westmead Hospital for testing
A woman has died after a collision with a truck in Sydney’s west this morning.
A truck driver involved in the accident was injured and taken to Westmead Hospital, where he will undergo mandatory testing.
The incident occurred about 7.30am on The Northern Road at Llandilo, near Penrith, after emergency services were informed a car had collided with a truck.
The female driver of the car died at the scene.
A female driver was killed after emergency services were informed a car had collided with a truck
The incident occurred about 7.30am on The Northern Road at Llandilo, near Penrith (pictured) on Tuesday morning
Police had established as they began investigations into how the crash occurred, as they asked anyone with information or dashcam vision at the time of the incident to come forward.
The Northern Rd was closed in both directions between Londonderry Rd and Whitegates Rd as a result of the accident.
The incident followed two other fatal accidents involving trucks in the Greater Sydney area this week.
A 76-year-old man died after a car and truck collided on the Bells Line of Road at Mount Tomah on Monday.
Also on Monday, a 21-year-old woman walking on a footpath at Blaxland, in the Blue Mountains, died after being struck by a truck.
The woman had reportedly been walking on the footpath at the time of the crash, police said.
The 54-year-old truck driver involved in the Blaxland incident was subsequently charged with dangerous driving occasioning death, driving while disqualified period and negligent driving (occasioning death).