A Mildura truck driver has died from injuries received in an accident on the Sturt Highway on Wednesday morning.

Police said that they were investigating a head on collision between two trucks at 3.45am on the Sturt Highway between Narranderra and Darlington Point.

The highway was closed as a result of the crash, which saw the Mildura man, aged in his 30’s, being airlifted to Canberra Hospital.

Police said that the driver of the other truck had been taken to a local police station taken for mandatory testing.

Police said that the accident was under investigation.   The Mildura man is believed to have died in Hospital on Thursday morning.

Dozens of friends and family members posted tributes to the deceased on his Facebook page late Friday. The deceased -Danny Stoker - s the father of four young children.