Eye-witnesses described seeing the semi-trailer travelling at 100km/h on a main street and ploughing into four cars before thick black smoke billowed into the air.
Two motorists were left critical as another eight were injured in the crash on George Street, at Singleton, shortly before 7.30am on Wednesday.
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A 62-year-old woman is also in a critical condition with pelvic and hip injuries.
'The scale and suddenness of the incident and the fact that is has happened in a smaller community means a lot of people are in shock, so it was a challenging scene,' Mr Wiseman said.Witness Meri Basci told Daily Mail Australia she was on her way to work when she saw the truck being driven 'erratically' over the bridge before it crashed and burst into flames.'I saw a lot of dust under his wheels ... 'I couldn't even understand how he could drive that fast over the bridge without hitting anyone or anything.'A second later all I could hear was a big bang and a lot of black smoke.' Another witness, Daniel Storey, told Australian Associated Press that he heard 'crash after crash after crash'.'Some cars have been taken out by the truck,' Mr Storey said.'He's caused it all.When he crashed, he got out of his truck and tried to get into another truck.' Debbie Anderson, 59, was taken to hospital with bruising on her arms and legs after getting caught in the huge crash.Huge blankets of black smoke can be seen and one witness reportedly said there was a 'huge fireball' with cars 'all over the road'.The driver stole the truck from a BP service station in Murrurundi early Wednesday morning, NSW Police said.'If they knew what was coming why didn't they sit us in the side streets,' she said.