Two truck drivers have escaped serious injury after their rigs collided on the Sturt Highway west of Wagga on Friday morning.
Traffic along the highway is still being impacted after the early morning crash, which occurred around five kilometres west of Collingullie a little after 5am.
Fire and Rescue NSW Riverina zone head Superintendent Stewart Alexander said it appeared truck trailers had clipped each other while passing along the 100km/h highway.
"We were alerted ... to a crash involved two semi-trailers," he said.
"They were travelling in opposite directions and looks like they've sideswiped each other. They were carrying general freight so there was no dangerous goods (involved)."
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A spokesperson for NSW Police confirmed no one was injured in the crash and police were finished at the scene soon after 7am.
Debris from the trucks was strewn along a 300m stretch of the road, Superintendent Alexander said.
It's the latest in a string of crashes involving heavy vehicles in the region, and less than a week after young man Braidy North-Flanagan was killed when his ute collided with a grocery-laden truck on the same highway east of Wagga.
Another man had escaped serious injury after his sedan and a B-double were involved in a collision near Borambola three days prior.
Two men also died when the truck they were travelling in west of Young collided with a freight train near Bribbaree later that day.
The crash comes the day after the member for Riverina, Michael McCormack, announced the Sturt Highway will receive a number of upgrades aimed at preventing road crashes under a statewide funding blitz.
The road remains affected as clean-up continues and stop/slow traffic conditions are in place.
Motorists are urged to exercise caution, check signange and allow for extra travel time.
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