Wetherill Park crash: Two semi-trailer trucks crash on Victoria Street, bursting into flames

Two semi-trailers have smashed into each other before bursting into flames, triggering a huge emergency response in Sydney’s west.

Two semi-trailers have crashed sparking a fire in Sydney’s western suburbs on Thursday morning.

The two B-double trucks smashed into each other on Victoria Street in Wetherill Park about 6.30am.

Both drivers sustained minor injuries and were treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics, police said.

Police have closed the road in both directions.

Fire and Rescue NSW superintendent Brendan Hurley said about ten fire trucks were responding to the “expanding incident”.

He also said hazmat crews were on the scene because the trucks were transporting chemicals.

Cowpasture Road and Victoria Road are closed, and local traffic diversions have been established.

Motorists are urged to avoid the area.

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