Construction Truck Ploughs over Wheelchair Bound Teen in Sydney

A construction truck has struck and killed a wheelchair bound teenager in Sydney’s upper north shore in Hornsby.

Community members were devastated and asked for more to be done to ensure safety on our roads.

A Roads and Maritime Services spokesperson said the truck involved in the incident was transporting soil for the NorthConnex road construction project to Hornsby Quarry.

Concerns were raised over rocks falling from trucks in George Street, Hornsby in July, prior to the fatality.

RMS and NSW Police are investigating and have promised to address any safety issues as soon as they are identified.

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Wheelchair Bound Teenager Run Over by Construction Truck

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A teenager in a wheelchair has died after being run over by a construction truck on Sydney’s north shore.

Community members are demanding reassurance of their safety on the roads following the death of a wheelchair bound teen in Hornsby.

The 16 year old high school student was a member of the Pennant Hills High School’s learning support program.

The truck involved was transporting spoil for the NorthConnex road construction project to Hornsby Quarry.

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