Investigations continue into fatal crash at Bilpin involving stolen taxi

One man has died after a taxi allegedly stolen at knifepoint collided with a truck at Bilpin.

Officers were called to Bells Line of Road near the intersection with Bilpin School Road shortly after 10pm last night (Tuesday) following reports between a car and a truck, police said in a statement.

The scene of the incident at Bilpin overnight. Picture: TNV.

The scene of the incident at Bilpin overnight. Picture: TNV.

“Police arrived and located the male driver of a taxi deceased. He has not yet been identified,” police stated.

“Investigations suggest the taxi was stolen at knifepoint about 9.40pm the same evening in Lithgow.”

The truck driver was uninjured in the incident.

Bells Line of Road was closed in both directions for several hours overnight while police investigations into the incident took place.

A report will now be prepared for the Coroner.

Police are due to comment on the incident to the media later this morning (Wednesday) in Lithgow.

Emergency services at the scene. Picture: TNV.

Emergency services at the scene. Picture: TNV.