Cement truck crashes into house - Toongabbie

Published: 15 Jun 2022 09:32am

A cement truck has crashed into a double-storey house in Toongabbie in Sydney's west this morning.

Around 7:45am, Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews were called to Portia Road over reports the mixer had collided with a car.

On arrival, firefighters found the truck had careered into the front wall of the house, impacting two gas cylinders and causing a water main to burst.

No one was inside the home at the time of the crash.

Both drivers were treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics for minor injuries.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

MEDIA NOTE: High resolution images available via the FRNSW website.

Superintendent Adam Dewberry from Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) said this is a timely reminder that calling Triple Zero (000) when you are involved in or see a crash can be the difference between life and death.

The Triple Zero (000) service is the quickest way to get the right resources from emergency services to help you. It should be used to contact Police, Fire or Ambulance services in life-threatening or time-critical situations.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:14pm

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