FATAL TRUCK CRASH LAST MONTH SPARKS POLICE TO INSPECT HEAVY VEHICLES NEAR TAREE

Police have undertaken a five-day compliance operation north of Taree this week following a fatal truck crash near Nabiac last month.

Emergency services were called to the Pacific Highway last month, where a 38-year-old man died after crashing his truck.

The tragic accident sparking police officers to inspect 199 heavy vehicles with a total of 72 traffic infringements issued over the past week.

During the operation, officers charged a 36-year-old man with mid-range drink-driving and a 42-year-old man testing positive to methylamphetamine.

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