A fiery truck crash on the South Eastern Freeway has claimed the life of a truck driver who has been described as a loving and much loved father.
The man died after his truck collided with another near Monarto. One of the trucks was carrying household goods including aerosol cans and caught alight.
The 56 year old man from Parafield Gardens died at the scene. He had been working as a truck driver for almost 4 decades. The family of the truck driver pleaded with other drivers to take care on the road.