Coal train crashes into truck in Upper Hunter

A coal train has smashed into a truck in the Upper Hunter, New South Wales.

The 29-year-old driver was trapped in wreckage, after the train ploughed into the truck at a level crossing near Scone, 150 kilometres north-west of Newcastle.

The man, who 9News understands suffered head and chest injuries, was freed and has been rushed to Scone Hospital.

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The driver may be airlifted to John Hunter Hospital, 9News understands.

More to come.

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