Car collided with a truck on the Newell Highway

A 27-year-old man was airlifted from Moree Airport to John Hunter Hospital  after suffering multiple injuries from a collision on the Newell Highway, 30km north of Moree. 

The driver of a white Nissan patrol was travelling south bound on the highway at 2pm on Tuesday when he allegedly tried to overtake another vehicle and collided with a truck travelling in the same direction.  The driver was ejected from his seat and ambulance services took him and his passenger to Moree Hospital.

A Westpac Rescue Helicopter airlifted the man to John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle, where he is in a stable but serious condition.

The police are still investigating the accident and are calling witnesses or anyone with footage from the accident to come forth.