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.
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