Police report that the two drivers involved in the serious truck crash in Sydney’s west this morning have sustained minor injuries and were treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance parademics.
About 6.30am today (AEDT), police were called to Victoria Street at Wetherill Park, following reports two B-doubles had crashed and caught fire.
At least two trucks have collided, bursting into flames on Victoria Road at Wetherill Park. Fire crews are on the scene. Cowpasture Road and Victoria Road are closed in both directions. https://t.co/u9MveoFK1X #7NEWS pic.twitter.com/xObcMN29Bv
— 7NEWS Sydney (@7NewsSydney) October 27, 2021
Emergency services remain at the scene and Fire & Rescue NSW are working to extinguish the blaze.
Officers from Fairfield City Police Area Command have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Cowpasture Road and Victoria Road are closed, and local traffic diversions have been established.
NSW Ambulance Inspector Joe Ibrahim later told Ben Fordham on 2GB the truckies have been taken to Liverpool Hospital with facial and chest injuries.
“It’s a miracle that they are okay,” he said.
“One of them was trapped in that truck for a short period of time while it was alight.”