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Truck driver charged after school holidays horror smash which killed a little girl in Sydney

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The truck driver behind a horror crash which killed a little girl has been taken into custody and charged over the incident.

An eight-year-old girl died and five people were taken to hospital after a cement truck veered into a series of parked cars at a rest stop in Menangle in Sydney’s south west on Friday afternoon in the midst of the New South Wales school holidays. 

The truck driver has been charged with more than nine offences including four counts of dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm.

An eight-year-old girl died and five people were taken to hospital after a cement truck veered into a series of parked cars at a rest stop in Menangle in Sydney's south west on Friday afternoon

An eight-year-old girl died and five people were taken to hospital after a cement truck veered into a series of parked cars at a rest stop in Menangle in Sydney’s south west on Friday afternoon

He also stands accused of failing to keep his work diaries up to date by failing to record details and not using accurate time stamps.

The driver from Moss Vale is behind bars after being refused bail and will appear before the Parramatta Bail court later today.   

His licence has been suspended.

The horror smash caused carnage at the exit to Sydney after the child’s death and the injury of five others.

New South wales ambulance paramedics rushed the injured into an ambulance after the fatal collision

New South wales ambulance paramedics rushed the injured into an ambulance after the fatal collision

An aerial view shows the carnage as emergency crews tried to pick up the pieces after the horror crash outside Sydney

An aerial view shows the carnage as emergency crews tried to pick up the pieces after the horror crash outside Sydney 

Several men and women aged from 45 to 55 were left with hip, leg, head and internal injuries.

Another had to be treated after suffering severe shock.

The victims are undergoing treatment at the Liverpool Hospital.  

An SUV was pushed off the road after being hit by the B-Double

An SUV was pushed off the road after being hit by the B-Double 

The cement truck involved in the crash broke in half after smashing into several parked cars at a rest stop in Sydney's south-west on Friday

The cement truck involved in the crash broke in half after smashing into several parked cars at a rest stop in Sydney’s south-west on Friday 

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