A person has been taken to hospital after being trapped in their vehicle in a crash that closed the Hume Highway for hours overnight.
Several lanes of the Hume Highway were closed for hours during the night after a crash south of Tarcutta.
Emergency services descended on the northbound lanes of the dual carriageway, responding to reports of an incident involving a van and a truck shortly before 1am.
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The B-double and the Ford Transit van were both travelling north when they collided, police said.
The 23-year-old driver of the van was trapped for a time before he was freed.
A spokeperson for NSW Ambulance confirmed one person was treated at the scene before they were freed and taken to Wagga Base Hospital with lower leg injuries.
The 36-year-old truck driver was uninjured and inquiries into the circumstances around the crash are continuing, police said.
The northbound lanes were closed and a southbound lane were affected while emergency services worked to clear the site.
Traffic was diverted along Little Billabong and Tumbarumba roads to keep motorists flowing along the highway.
A HAZMAT crew from Fire and Rescue NSW's Wagga station attended to assist with clearing a small diesel spill.
The highway was fully reopened by 4.45am, according to NSW Live Traffic.
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