Two killed in fiery head-on truck crash in Sydney's west

Two people have died after a head-on crash involving two trucks in Sydney’s west.

A NSW Police spokeswomen said just after 1.30pm Thursday, emergency services were called to Lenore, Dr, Erskine Park, after reports two heavy vehicles had crashed head on.

Both vehicles, one a semi-trailer, erupted in flames following the crash.

The crash happened about 1.30pm Thursday. Photo: 7 News.
The crash happened about 1.30pm Thursday. Photo: 7 News.

Two people, believed to be the drivers, were found dead at the scene.

They haven’t been formally identified and their ages aren’t yet known.

Officers from St Marys Local Area Command attended the crash along with two fire crews, one from St Marys and another from Mt Druitt.

Witnesses filmed the fiery crash at Erskine Park, two people have tragically died following the crash. Photo: 7 News.
Witnesses filmed the fiery crash at Erskine Park, two people have tragically died following the crash. Photo: 7 News.

A crime scene was established as police investigated the circumstances surrounding the crash.

The road was closed for a number of hours to enable examination of the scene.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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