Fatal crash on the M1, utility and truck collide

UPDATE: A man will face court after allegedly leaving the scene of a fatal crash on the M1.

About 4.45pm Friday two utilities and a Pantech truck collided on the M1 at Mount White.

The 46-year-old male driver of one of the utilities died at the scene.

The male driver of the Pantech truck was not seriously injured. He was taken to hospital where he will undergo mandatory blood and urine tests.

The driver of the second utility is alleged to have left the scene.

Following further inquiries by crash investigators, a 25-year-old man was arrested at a Wyong address.

He was charged with dangerous driving occasioning death, negligent driving occasioning death, fail to stop and render assistance – impact causing death and not give particulars to police.

The 25-year-old was refused bail and will face Wyong Local Court on Saturday.

Inquiries into events leading up to the crash are still continuing.


A man has died in a crash on the M1 at Mount White.

About 4.45pm Friday a utility and a pantech truck, both travelling north, collided.

As a result of the crash, the male driver of the utility died at the scene. His identity is not yet confirmed.

The male driver of the truck is not believed to be seriously injured. He has been taken to hospital where he will undergo mandatory blood and urine tests.

Two northbound lanes on the M1 were blocked to traffic for several hours.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/