Driver refused bail over deadly accident


An eight 12 months previous woman has been killed and four folks taken to hospital after a truck hit one other truck and three vehicles at a relaxation cease at Menangle.

A truck collided with cars were parked in a rest area near the southbound lanes of the Hume Highway. Picture: 7 News
A truck collided with vehicles had been parked in a relaxation space close to the southbound lanes of the Hume Freeway. Image: 7 Information

A truck driver allegedly liable for the a automobile crash southwest of Sydney that killed a baby and left 4 others critically injured on Friday will face court docket on Saturday.

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The motive force, scheduled to face Parramatta Bail Court docket by way of video hyperlink on Saturday, has been charged with 9 offences over the crash close to Menangle, together with harmful driving occasioning dying and negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily hurt.

The Moss Vale man was arrested at Campbelltown Police Station was refused bail and his licence has been suspended.

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The motive force was additionally charged with not recording prescribed info in his work diary, nor utilizing time zone allocations in his work diary.

At 3pm on Friday, a heavy car heading southbound on the Hume Freeway close to the Frank Partridge Relaxation Space, drove into one other truck and the three SUVs, which injured 5 folks.

An eight-year-old woman suffered essential accidents and died on the scene.

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Paramedics took 5 sufferers to Liverpool Hospital after the incident.

A 45-year-old girl from Forster sustained a hip, leg and head accidents, whereas 46-year-old man from Glebe suffered a compound fracture to his proper arm.

A 54-year-old girl from the Australian Capital Territory suffered a number of decrease limb and inner accidents, and a 55-year-old man sustained quite a few rib fractures.

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A 45-year-old man from Kings Park was additionally taken to hospital however was later discharged.

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Gerard Cockburn is a enterprise reporter. Previous to becoming a member of The Australian, he has labored as a journalist for the Courier Mail and revealed in The Age.

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