Orange crash: Cargo Road will close as emergency services recover truck from embankment

ACCIDENT: A truck driver was taken to hospital following a crash on Tuesday morning.
ACCIDENT: A truck driver was taken to hospital following a crash on Tuesday morning.

A TRUCK driver has been transported to hospital following an early morning crash west of Orange.

Emergency services were called to Cargo Road at 6.20am on Tuesday morning following reports of a truck rollover.

NSW Rural Fire Service Canobolas Zone duty officer Steve Smith said the truck left the road and rolled down an embankment.

The driver of the pantec truck was treated by paramedics on scene and transported to hospital.

MAP: Where the accident took place

"The road wasn't closed following the crash, but it will be soon when the recovery operation occurs," Mr Smith said.

At this stage it is unknown how seriously the truck driver was injured.

This story first appeared in the Central Western Daily