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DRUGS, REPLICA PISTOLS SEIZED IN CENTRAL COAST SEARCH

Two people have been arrested, after police allegedly seized drugs, replica pistols and a cache of prohibited weapons during a search warrant on the Central Coast. Around 7am yesterday, officers searched a home on Gilda Drive, Narara, north of Gosford. During the search, police located an unregistered air rifle, four replica pistols, a replica uzi sub machine gun and prohibited weapons including flick knives and knuckle dusters. A hydroponic cannabis setup was also found. A man and a woman, both aged 45, were arrested at the home and taken to Gosford Police Station. The man was charged with various offences, and granted conditional bail to appear at Gosford Local Court on August 21. The woman was released pending further inquiries.

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ANOTHER FATAL CRASH ON THE M1 MOTORWAY

A 72-year-old man has died, in a head-on collision on the M1 at Warnervale this morning. Around 4.30am, emergency services were called to the southbound lanes of the M1, near the Sparks Road off ramp. It’s believed a driver was travelling in the wrong direction on the southern exit ramp of the motorway, when a northbound sedan and a southbound utility collided. The driver of the sedan died at the scene. The 26-year-old male occupant of the utility was treated at the scene and taken to Gosford Hospital, where he was treated for minor injuries and underwent mandatory testing. Both vehicles have been removed for further mechanical examination. All southbound lanes have now re-opened.

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VICTIMS IDENTIFIED IN HORROR M1 CRASH

The victims of a terrifying pile-up on the M1 motorway, near Somersby, have been identified. Adam Langford and his nephew Jack were killed when a truck slammed into their vehicle late yesterday and burst into flames… Other drivers were saved by quick-thinking, courageous witnesses.

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MAN INJURED AS CAR CRASHES INTO CENTRAL COAST SHOP

A man has been flown to John Hunter Hospital with serious lower leg injuries, after a car smashed through a shop window on the Central Coast. Just after 9.30am, emergency services were called to Ray White Real Estate at Bateau Bay. A 59-year-old man, who’s believed to have been working inside at the time, was trapped under the vehicle for around 30 minutes. The driver, a woman in her 70s, was freed from the vehicle. Crews are working to stabilise the building. MORE TO COME.

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TRUCK DRIVER CHARGED OVER DOUBLE FATAL M1 CRASH

More details are emerging, after yesterday’s horrific double fatal crash on the M1, near Somersby. About 4.50pm, emergency services responded to reports of a crash involving a truck and five cars, just north of the Mooney Mooney bridge. On arrival, officers found a truck had crashed into the back of one of the cars and caught fire. A 52-year-old man and his 19-year-old male passenger died in the crash. A 75-year-old woman was taken to Royal North Shore Hospital for further treatment, while at least another four women were involved in the incident. Hero onlookers frantically dragged people from their vehicles. A 30-year-old male truck driver, believed to be Newcastle based, has been charged two counts of dangerous driving occasioning death and one count of dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm. He was also charged with negligent driving occasioning death and …

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TWO PEOPLE DEAD IN SOMERSBY CRASH

Two people have died, in a multi-vehicle crash on the M1 Pacific Motorway at Somersby. UPDATE: One lane has now been reopened. MOONEY MOONEY CREEK BRIDGE: 1 northbound lane of the M1 Pacific Mwy has reopened past the site of a multi vehicle crash and truck fire, but still avoid the area if you can. Traffic is very heavy, back to Mt White. pic.twitter.com/qS0wu7USRt — Live Traffic NSW (@LiveTrafficNSW) July 31, 2018 Around 4.50pm, emergency services were called to a crash involving a truck and two cars, just north of the Mooney Mooney Bridge. On arrival, officers found a truck had crashed into the back of two cars and caught fire. Two of three northbound lanes remain closed, and traffic is banked up for around 7 kilometres. For the latest traffic information, visit Live Traffic NSW.   Photo below courtesy …

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