Truck driver charged after fiery M1 crash killed two

A truck driver has been charged over a fiery crash in Sydney’s north, which led to the deaths of two people.

The crash between a truck and several cars happened at Mooney Mooney Creek on Tuesday about 4.50pm. The collision caused the truck to burst into flames.

Two men, believed to be aged 19 and 52, died in the crash while a 75-year-old woman in a separate car was taken to hospital.

A 30-year-old truck driver has been charged over a fiery crash in Sydney’s north, which led to the deaths of two people at Mooney Mooney Creek on Tuesday. Source: 7 News
A 30-year-old truck driver has been charged over a fiery crash in Sydney’s north, which led to the deaths of two people at Mooney Mooney Creek on Tuesday. Source: 7 News

Four people travelling in three other cars were also taken to hospital for treatment.

The truck driver, a 30-year-old man, has been charged with two counts of dangerous driving occasioning death and one count of dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm. He was also charged with negligent driving occasioning death and negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm.

The 30-year-old’s licence was suspended. He will face court on August 21.

The collision between a truck and several cars happened about 5pm on Tuesday at Mooney Mooney Creek. Source: 7 News
The collision between a truck and several cars happened about 5pm on Tuesday at Mooney Mooney Creek. Source: 7 News
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