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Child dies after a truck smashed into three cars during horror rush hour crash on Sydney’s M5

Child dies after a truck smashes into three cars during horror rush hour crash on Sydney’s M5 – and another is fighting for life

  • A child died and another is fighting for life after a horror crash on Sydney’s M5
  • A truck and three other cars were involved in the crash on Wednesday morning
  • All four drivers – two women and two men – have been taken to hospital 

A child has died and another is fighting for life after a horror crash on Sydney’s M5 during peak-hour traffic.

Emergency crews were called after a truck collided with three cars travelling east bound, just east of Belmore Road, at Riverwood at 8.20am on Wednesday.

One child died at the scene and another child, also travelling in the same vehicle, was rushed to hospital.

A child has died and another is fighting for life after a horror crash on Sydney’s M5 during peak-hour traffic

Emergency crews were called after a truck collided with three cars travelling east bound, just east of Belmore Road, at Riverwood at 8.20am on Wednesday

Emergency crews were called after a truck collided with three cars travelling east bound, just east of Belmore Road, at Riverwood at 8.20am on Wednesday

All four drivers – two women and two men – have been taken to hospital for mandatory testing and treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

A 12-year-old girl was taken to Sydney’s Children Hospital in a serious condition, another child suffered head injuries and was taken to St George serious.

An image from the wreckage shows part of a car crushed beneath the truck.

Footage also shows a woman being freed from a black car that had its left rear crushed in the crash. 

She can be seen being hauled on to a stretcher by fire crews and paramedics. 

Police are currently at the scene and traffic is being diverted via Belmore Rd, Canterbury Rd and King Georges Rd. 

Motorists have been urged to avoid the area.

Footage shows part of a car crushed beneath the truck. Police are currently at the scene and traffic is being diverted via Belmore Rd, Canterbury Rd and King Georges Rd

Footage shows part of a car crushed beneath the truck. Police are currently at the scene and traffic is being diverted via Belmore Rd, Canterbury Rd and King Georges Rd

All four drivers – two women and two men – have been taken to hospital for mandatory testing and treatment of non-life threatening injuries

All four drivers – two women and two men – have been taken to hospital for mandatory testing and treatment of non-life threatening injuries



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