DRIVER SERIOUSLY BURNED AFTER TWO-TRUCK COLLISION NEAR MOREE

A driver is being treated for serious burns, after a collision between two trucks in the north of the state yesterday.

Around 2:30pm on Thursday, a B-Double and a semi trailer collided on the Newell Highway, about 25km north of Moree.

Both trucks caught on fire as a result of the impact.

The driver of the B-Double suffered serious burns.

Investigations are continuing.