Man dies after truck collides with power pole

A man aged in his 20s has died after a truck collided with a power pole at Kurrajong Heights.

Police stated the truck was travelling east on Bells Line of Road about 2.30pm on Tuesday, January 8 when the driver steered into Baileys Lane and hit a retaining wall and a power pole.

Crash: The truck involved in the incident. Picture: TNV.

Crash: The truck involved in the incident. Picture: TNV.

“The driver, believed to be aged in his late 20s, sustained critical head injuries and died at the scene,” a police statement said.

“His passenger was checked by paramedics but escaped serious injury.”

Traffic on Bells Line of Road was not impacted by the incident, and Hawkesbury police are investigating the cause of the crash.

The truck has been impounded for further examination, police stated.

Anyone with information about the crash should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.