M4 multi-vehicle crash inquiry continues – Prospect

An investigation is underway and 21 people needed medical assessment after a multi-vehicle crash on the M4 at Prospect yesterday.

Officers from Blacktown Police Area Command were called to the motorway about 4.30pm (Friday 2 December 2022), and found eight vehicles including a truck, all westbound, had collided.

A total of 21 people were assessed on the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics with three – two men and a woman – taken to Westmead Hospital for further assessment.

The driver of the truck, a 46-year-old man, was taken to Blacktown Hospital for mandatory testing.

Ten of those checked were school children travelling in a Hiace van. All escaped injury.

The incident caused significant traffic delays westbound.

Investigators are keen to hear from anyone with dashcam vision of the incident to contact the Crash Investigation Unit or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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