One dead in Inverell crash

Photo: The Inverell Times.
Photo: The Inverell Times.

One person has died following an horrific accident in Inverell this morning.

Emergency services rushed to the scene on the Gwydir Highway at Fern Tree Hill just after 7am after reports of a crash between a truck and a car.

Ambulance paramedics confirmed one person has died at the scene while another suffered minor injuries but was not taken to hospital.

Investigators have been called in to piece together what caused the crash.

The road is expected to remain closed for several hours.