MAN DIES IN PACIFIC HIGHWAY TRUCK COLLISION

A man has died after the B-double he was driving collided with a semi-trailer south of Port Macquarie this morning.

Both were travelling southbound on the Pacific Highway at Herons Creek at about 6:45, when the B-double hit the back of the semi.

Ambulance officers found the male driver of the B-double trapped in the cabin suffering from chest and leg injuries.

He died at the scene.

Both southbound lanes remain closed.