B-Double crash near Morisset

Inquiries are continuing after a truck crashed through a guard rail on the M1 near Morisset yesterday afternoon (Wednesday 24 February 24 2016).

 About 3.30pm emergency services were called to the northbound lanes of the M1 near Bushell’s Ridge.

 A B-double carrying a load of steel had left the road and went down an embankment.

 Passing motorists came to the male driver's aid.

 A roadside breath test returned a negative result.

 The man was assessed on site by NSW Ambulance Paramedics. It is understood he did not require hospitalisation.

 Police believe the man had a medical episode at the time of the crash.

 The truck was recovered from the crash site last night.


Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via any Facebook and Twitter pages.

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