Two trucks involved in crash on Picton Road on March 23

Updated story (Friday, 2.53pm):

Picton Road still remains closed between Macarthur Road and Almond Street.

It has been nearly 10 hours since the road was partially closed due to an accident involving two trucks this morning, March 24.

Two heavy vehicles crashed head on at about 5am, with one truck rolling and catching fire.

The drivers of the two trucks, aged 41 and 31, both died at the scene.

Updated story (Friday, 2.34pm):

Police have confirmed the driver of a B-double involved in the Picton Road crash early Friday morning was a Goulburn man in his 30s.

Updated story (Friday, 2.27pm):

Picton Road remains partially closed, more than nine hours after this morning’s accident.

Two heavy vehicles crashed head on at about 5am, with one truck rolling and catching fire.

The drivers of both trucks, aged 41 and 31, both died at the scene.

However, a kelpie that had been travelling with the 31-year-old man survived the crash.

Picton Road is still closed between Macarthur Road and Almond Street.

Updated story (Friday, 1.22pm):

The Sydney Morning Herald has reported the ages of the two men who died in this morning’s accident on Picton Road.

Two heavy vehicles crashed head on at about 5am, with one truck rolling and catching fire.

One of the drivers, a 31-year-old man, was thrown from his semi-trailer and died at the scene of the crash.

The second driver, a 41-year-old man was found inside his truck’s cabin about two hours after the accident.

However, a kelpie dog that had been travelling in the semi-trailer survived the crash.

The dog is being cared for by a veterinarian.

Updated story (Friday, 11.36am):

Picton Road remains partially closed, nearly seven hours after a fatal accident occurred this morning.

The road is still closed between Macarthur Road and Almond Street.

Two people died when two heavy vehicles crashed head on at about 5am on Friday, March 24.

Light vehicles are being diverted on to Macarthur Drive, Wilton Road, Argyle Street and Almond Street.

B-double trucks should use Appin Road instead.

Updated story (Friday, 9.40am):

The Sydney Morning Herald has confirmed the body of the second driver was found nearly two hours after the accident on Picton Road this morning.

Police from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit are at the scene.

The Transport Management Centre said Picton Road had been closed between MacArthur Drive and Wilton Road in Wilton, and is expected to remain so for several hours.

Light vehicles are being diverted on to Macarthur Drive, Wilton Road, Argyle Street and Almond Street.

B-double trucks should use Appin Road instead.

Updated story (Friday, 9.19am):

Picton Road remains partially closed following a fatal crash earlier this morning.

The accident occurred between Macarthur Road and Almond Street,

Two people died when two heavy vehicles crashed head on at about 5am.

One truck rolled and caught fire.

Police have reported one driver was thrown from the vehicle and he died at the scene.

The body of the second driver was found inside the truck’s cabin a short time later.

Light vehicles are being diverted on to Macarthur Drive, Wilton Road, Argyle Street and Almond Street.

B-double trucks should use Appin Road instead.

Two truck drivers are dead after a fiery crash on Picton Road. Photo: TNV

Two truck drivers are dead after a fiery crash on Picton Road. Photo: TNV

Updated story (Friday, 7.57am):

Police have confirmed that two people have died following this morning’s accident on Picton Road.

Two heavy vehicles crashed head on at about 5am, with one truck rolling and catching fire.

Police have reported one driver was thrown from the vehicle and he died at the scene.

The body of the second driver was found inside the truck a short time ago.

Picton Road remains closed in both directions between Almond Street and Macarthur Drive.

Original story (Friday, 7.07am):

Picton Road remains partially closed this morning following a fatal accident.

Two heavy vehicles crashed head on at about 5am on Friday, March 24, with one truck rolling and catching fire.

Police have reported one driver was thrown from the vehicle and he died at the scene.

Picton Road remains closed in both directions between Almond Street and Macarthur Drive.

The closure is likely to remain in place for some hours this morning.

Motorists are advised to use Appin Road as an alternative route.

Emergency services personnel and RMS crew are at the scene.

Crash Investigators are on their way to Picton Road.

More to come.

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