A person has died after a truck-and-car crash on the Desert Rd, State Highway 1, this morning.
The road had been closed for several hours for investigation and vehicle recovery but has now been reopened.
A truck and car collided on SH1 in an area on the road called The Three Sisters.
St John said it sent two vehicles to the crash and a paramedic treated the driver of the car, who later died at the scene
The truck driver was not injured.
Police said the road was closed while a heavy haulage crane removed the truck from the road.
Fire services were also called to the crash, which happened about 1.30am.
A spokesman for the Northern Fire Communications centre said two crews were at the scene for several hours.
Firefighters worked to help police and left about 5am.