A 36-year-old Indian man has died after an accident on a highway in South Australia.

Amit Kumar Bonsrey worked in a factory in Adelaide and was delivering goods to Mildura, in Victoria, on April 30 when the fatal incident occured, SBS Australia reported on Tuesday.

Bonsrey was accompanied by his father Jagmal Singh Bonsrey when their truck collided with an approaching truck on Sturt Highway, Wigley Flat, in South Australia.

Bonsrey died after the collision while his father was critically injured and undergoing treatment at a hospital.

"His father accompanied him on the drive. He had been injured and underwent a 16-hour surgery. He remains in critical condition," said family friend Surender Chahal.

Bonsrey is survived by his wife Jasvinder Kaur, a 15-year-old daughter and one-year-old son.

IANS