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Australia Truck driver charged after M5 crash leaves one child dead, another in hospital

17:07  27 november  2019
17:07  27 november  2019 Source:   smh.com.au

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One child is dead and another has been taken to hospital after a serious four-vehicle crash on The truck crash on the M 5 that resulted in the death of a child. Two men and two women, who were all drivers involved in the incident, have been taken to hospital for mandatory testing and treatment of

A child has died after a truck and three cars collided on the M 5 at Sydney. The accident occurred just east of Belmore Road in Riverwood before 8:20am on Wednesday. The child , whose age is unknown, died at the scene, while another child in the same car was taken to hospital for treatment.

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A truck driver has been charged over a "tragic" pile-up on the M5 motorway in Sydney that left a 10-year-old boy dead and a 13-year-old girl in hospital.

The 26-year-old male truck driver will face court on Thursday on a range of charges, including dangerous driving occasioning death and negligent driving occasioning death, following the fatal crash on Wednesday morning.

Emergency services were called to the east-bound lanes of the M5 at Riverwood, just east of Belmore Road, about 8.20am on Wednesday following reports of a crash between four vehicles - a Volvo Prime Mover and three cars.

Truck driver charged over crash that killed young boy

  Truck driver charged over crash that killed young boy A man has been charged over the truck crash that killed a 10-year-old boy in Sydney's south yesterday.Emergency services were called to the M5 Motorway near Belmore Road, Riverwood after reports of an eastbound crash just after 8am.

A truck driver has been charged over a fiery crash on the M 1 that left two people dead and five in hospital on Tuesday. Emergency services were called to the motorway, just north of the Mooney Mooney Bridge on the Central Coast, about 4.50pm to reports of a northbound crash between a truck

A horrific crash between a truck and a car carrying a woman and three children has left a child dead and several injured. The truck collided with three cars on the M 5 motorway east of Belmore Road just before NSW Police said a child died at the scene, while another was taken to hospital for treatment.

Acting Assistant Commissioner Paul Glinn said on Wednesday that initial investigations indicated that the truck was driving east along the M5 in slow-moving traffic when it was involved in a collision "with the rear of a ... vehicle which contained three occupants".

The fatal crash occurred in the east-bound lanes of the M5.© Nine News The fatal crash occurred in the east-bound lanes of the M5. "The truck has then continued and partially travelled over the [car] and collided with a third and fourth vehicle," he said.

The boy in the back seat of the first vehicle was killed, and the girl in the front seat was taken to the Children's Hospital at Randwick suffering fractured ribs and head injuries. She remains in hospital in a stable condition. The female driver of that car was also taken to hospital with minor injuries.

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The driver of the second car, a 35-year-old woman, suffered a fractured wrist, while the driver of the third car, a 26-year-old woman, suffered minor injuries, police said. Both were taken to hospital for treatment.

The truck driver was arrested at the crash scene and taken to Bankstown Hospital for mandatory testing.

He was then taken to Bankstown Police Station where he was charged with dangerous driving occasioning death; dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm; negligent driving occasioning death – 1st offence; negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm; and cause bodily harm by misconduct while in charge of motor vehicle.

The man was refused police bail and is due to appear in Bankstown Local Court on Thursday.

NSW Ambulance acting Superintendent Gavin Wood said the crash had been difficult for emergency services.

"As a result of the incident, multiple persons were trapped," he said. "That is quite complex and, when you're dealing with children, it makes it a very complex case as well."

Police have urged anyone with dashcam footage of the crash to contact Campsie Police Station on (02) 9784 9399 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Girl dies by road after car bursts into flames near Mackay .
The 12-year-old was declared dead at the scene after a fiery crash in central Queensland overnight. The girl died by the road at Mirani, west of Mackay, after a truck and car collided about 7.35pm on Saturday. The car burst into flames after the collision on Mackay Eungella Road, according to a police statement. "The three occupants escaped from the car," the statement read. "A 12-year-old girl suffered critical injuries and was declared deceased at the scene. "The female driver and nine-year-old boy were transported to Mackay Hospital with minor injuries.

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