News, Western Australia

WA highway closed following serious truck crash

The intersection of Coolgardie-Esperance Hwy and Goldfields Hwy has been closed in both directions, following a serious crash just after 5am this morning.

A road train and smaller truck were involved in the incident, with reports that one of the drivers has been seriously injured.

Emergency services are onsite and motorists are being advised to avoid the area. For up-to-date travel information, please visit the Main Roads website.


The 33-year-old male driver of the Hino truck sustained critical injuries in the crash and died at the scene. The 47-year-old male driver of the road train was not injured.

Investigators would like to speak to anyone who saw the crash or either truck travelling in the area prior to the crash, and urge anyone with information relating to this incident to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via

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