Queensland truck driver charged over fatal Sydney crash

A Queensland truck driver is due in court today, charged over a fatal crash in Sydney yesterday.

Emergency services were called to Barrenjoey Road near Surf Road in Palm Beach just before 9.00 am, following reports of the crash.

On arrival it appeared that a truck and a motorcycle had collided, causing the rider to be thrown from his vehicle.


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The 46-year-old man was tragically pronounced dead at the scene.

The 29-year-old truck driver from Queensland wasn’t injured in the incident but was taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

He was then arrested and taken to Manly Police Station where he was charged with negligent driving occasioning death.

He was refused bail to front Manly Local Court today.

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