Truck driver jailed for 18 months for killing young woman as she crossed road

Lucy Hughes Jones

A truck driver has been jailed for at least 18 months after he hit and killed a young woman while she crossed a Sydney road.

David William Edward Grice previously pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing death over the collision that killed 26-year-old Danielle McGrath at Caringbah in 2016.

David Grice has been jailed for at least 18 months. Source: AAP

The collision caused the death of 26-year-old Danielle McGrath. Source: 7 News/Facebook

On Friday, NSW District Court judge Peter Maiden sentenced Grice to a maximum of 31-and-a-half months in jail, with a non-parole period of 18 months.

Danielle McGrath's father Bill addresses the media after the sentencing. Source: AAP