3.40pm: Appin Road has reopened following a fatal accident.
7.20am: Appin Road is closed after a fatal accident near Appin Colliery on Wednesday morning.
Police said a coal truck and car collided just before 4.30am near the Kings Fall Bridge.
Emergency services responded to the accident with reports the truck was on its side.
A police spokeswoman said the driver of the car died at the scene.
Appin Road is closed in both directions between the Princes Highway at Bulli Tops and the Appin township.
Picton Road can be used as an alternative.
Crash investigators are at the scene.
Diversions are in place.