A WOMAN has died after a car and truck crashed on the Newell Highway near Mirrool this morning.
Emergency services were called to the scene at 6.05am on Friday following reports of the collision.
Upon arrival, a NSW Police spokesperson said officers found a car and a truck crashed, killing one female passenger in the car and leaving the second passenger trapped.
The spokesperson said the passenger was released and treated at the scene with assistance from paramedics and Fire and Rescue crews. The passenger will be airlifted to hospital.
The driver of the car was not injured.
The spokesperson said the driver of the truck was also uninjured and taken to Temora Hospital for mandatory testing.
A crime scene has been established and an investigation surrounding the circumstances of the crash is underway.
The Newell Highway still remains closed between West Wyalong and Burley Griffin Way.
A SERIOUS crash has closed the Newell Highway near Mirrool this morning with emergency services and rescue helicopter on scene.
An Ambulance NSW spokesperson said paramedics were called to the scene after reports of a "massive crash" between West Wylong and Mirrool about 6am.
They said a specialist medical helicopter has also responded to the accident.
The Newell Highway has since been closed in both directions at the Mid Western Highway at West Wylong and Burley Griffin Way near Mirrool.
A Transport Management Centre spokesperson said traffic is being diverted via Goldfields Way, Mary Gilmore Way and Burley Griffin Way.
They said the diversion will add about 30 minutes travel time.
"Motorists should follow the diversions and allow extra travel time," they said.