Truck driver charged after M5 crash leaves one child dead, another in hospital
The 26-year-old male truck driver will face court on Thursday on a range of charges, including dangerous driving occasioning death.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.
(MIAMI) — Four people, including a UPS driver, were killed Thursday after robbers stole the driver’s truck and led police on a chase that ended in gunfire at a busy Florida intersection during rush hour, a News helicopters were following the chase and at least one showed the conclusion live, with one
Four people died in a shootout Thursday after jewelry robbers stole a UPS truck and led Florida police on a high-speed chase, the FBI said. The truck driver, a bystander and both suspects were killed in Miramar, about 20 miles from the site of the initial robbery, FBI Special Agent in Charge
Two suspects and two civilians died in Florida on Thursday after an attempted robbery led to the theft of a UPS truck and a shootout with police.
The incident began at a jewelry store in Coral Gables, police said.
At least one store employee was injured. That person's status is unknown.
Australian child killed in 'heartbreaking, tragic' crash while on the way to school
His mum and sister are both in critical condition.Local media have named Harley Dexter as the victim of the crash involving a truck and three cars, on NSW's M5 near the southern Sydney suburb of Riverwood on Wednesday.
The Miramar Police Department said Thursday that a chase of a stolen UPS vehicle with its driver inside by two suspects ended in a fierce shootout on a busy Earlier in the day, the Miramar Police Department said that only the suspects were killed and no other injuries occurred during the chase.
Florida UPS truck shootout update: The UPS driver and the the robbers along with an innocent bystander were killed in the shootout pic.twitter.com/0b 4 giBObkd. The robbers hijacked a UPS truck and took 1 person hostage. Police say 4 people died in the shootout including that UPS driver
The two suspects, police said, then carjacked a UPS truck, holding the driver hostage during police pursuit.
The driver was among those killed, along with an innocent bystander at the scene of the shootout.
The attempted theft began around 4:15 p.m. local time, FBI Special Agent in Charge George Piro told reporters later Thursday night.
As the suspects fled Regent Jewelers, shots were fired, and the two men carjacked the UPS truck before leading authorities on a high-speed pursuit, Piro said.
The two suspects died in a firefight with police. It's unclear how the truck driver and bystander were killed -- whether it was gunfire from the suspects or if they were caught in the crossfire with police.
UPS released a statement, saying, "We are deeply saddened to learn a UPS service provider was a victim of this senseless act of violence. We extend our condolences to the family and friends of our employee and the other innocent victims involved in this incident. We appreciate law enforcement’s service and will cooperate with the authorities as they continue the investigation."
The FBI is leading the investigation.
Baby in stable condition after horror crash that killed his mother .
Police believe a white B-double was travelling in the opposite direction and may have flicked debris through the woman's windscreen, causing the vehicle to leave the road and crash into a tree. She died at the scene. Her baby son suffered minor injuries and was taken to the Royal Children's Hospital where he remains in a stable condition.Major Collison Unit investigators believe the debris may have fallen from another northbound vehicle shortly before the incident.The woman's death comes after a double fatal on the same stretch of road, 70 kilometres west of Melbourne, on October 26.