Thursday , July 29 2021

The driver of the truck has been charged with the accident that killed the Canberra rider



The driver of the truck was charged with the death of a Canberra cyclist after a crash on the NSW-ACT border on Saturday.

The cyclist, a 49-year-old New Zealand citizen who lived in Canberra, died at the scene of an accident on the federal Highway in Sutton at 8.15 am on Saturday.

The rider died after being hit by a truck on the Federal Highway that went towards Canberra.

The rider died after being hit by a truck on the Federal Highway that went towards Canberra.
Credit:Jamila Toderas

"The truck driver, a 38-year-old man, was not injured, but he was taken to the Queanbeyan Hospital for mandatory testing," the police said.

"Investigations carried out by the Illawarr Lake Accident Investigation Unit arrested him and drove him to the Queanbeyan Police Station, where he was charged with dangerous driving that caused death and a negligent ride that resulted in death."


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