A truck crash in New South Wales that recently claimed the lives of 2 people and injured 4 others has been compared to January’s Dubbo incident.
Emergency crews were called to the scene of a crash involving a truck and 5 cars on the M1, north of Mooney Mooney bridge, near Gosford.
The truck had smashed into the back of one of the cars and caught alight.
The crash resulted in the deaths of 2 men who were traveling in a Ford utility at the time. The men were aged 19 and 52 years old. The truck crashed into the back of their vehicle.
Police said they would charge the 30 year old male truck driver with 2 counts of dangerous driving occasioning death and one of dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm.
The man also had his licence suspended and was granted conditional bail to appear in court on August 21.
Police will also embark in an inspection of the company’s fleet.