A driver died in the crash at Sandy Point. PHOTO: 7 News
A driver died in the crash at Sandy Point. PHOTO: 7 News

Driver dies after head-on collision with a cement truck

POLICE are investigating a fatal crash at Sandy Point.

Emergency services were called to Heathcote Road, near St Georges Crescent, about 2.30pm today, after a car and cement truck collided head-on.

The car caught alight after the impact.

The driver died at the scene and has not been formally identified.

The truck driver was taken to Liverpool Hospital with a minor hand injury.

He will also undergo mandatory blood and urine testing.

Officers from Liverpool City Police Area Command have established a crime scene and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Heathcote Road is closed in both directions and motorists are urged to avoid the area.

For the latest traffic information, visit www.livetraffic.com.

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