Graphic: Truck driver caught on video in most horrific crash you'll ever see, walks free from jail - but why?

An Aussie truck driver who crushed eight vehicles in a horror smash in northern Sydney in 2014 has walked free after he was cleared of all charges - months after being jailed for at least three years.

Eight cars were crushed after a truck careened into them while they were waiting at a set of traffic lights in northern Sydney. Source: Nine

Sarmad Nisan was acquitted by the Court of Criminal Appeal this morning after Justice Monika Schmidt agreed with claims the crash was caused by - faulty brakes.

The truckie had been previously jailed for at least three years in April after a judge agreed Mr Nisan had ignored multiple speed signs and failed to slow down in the correct gear before the crash.

That conviction was overturned today, with Justice Schmidt labelling the conviction "absurd" and agreeing with the defence faulty brakes were to blame.

Mr Nisan was caught on video losing control of the fully-loaded truck, which careened into several cars waiting at a set of traffic lights, in the suburb of Dee Why in 2014.

Senior constable Amy Champion and her colleague were seriously injured in the accident.

"This collision with the truck stole the last few months I would ever have to spend with my mum before she lost her battle with cancer," the constable said during the trial.

"It is something I will never be able to forgive the driver for, taking this precious time away."






Watch: Would-be thief tries to steal beer keg, fails spectacularly

A would-be thief has foiled his own plans after tripping over a keg of beer they took from a pub in Australia.

CCTV footage taken outside the Club Hotel Roma, in Southwest Queensland, captured the moment the man attempted to carry the keg down the street.

Ten seconds into the clip, the thief stumbles over the barrel before planting face-first into the concrete pavement.

The thief, unable to stand, instead rolls on the footpath as the keg of beer rolls away.

The video has amassed 14,000 views since it was shared on the Club Hotel Roma Facebook page on Sunday under the caption, "How not to steal a keg of beer".

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Watch: UFC fighter attacks rival with boomerang in Sydney street fight

Two UFC fighters have been caught in a dispute outside of a hotel in Sydney, Australia. 

Fabricio Werdum and Colby Covington clashed over an alleged racial slur outside the Hilton on Sydney's George Street yesterday. 

Werdum has been charged by the Australian police for assaulting Covington with a boomerang.

In the video, Werdum can be seen pointing at Covington before hurling a plastic bag containing the boomerang at him. 

Footage of the fight was posted to Facebook by New Zealand UFC fighter, Dan Hooker.

The two UFC stars are in Sydney for a mixed martial arts event on Sunday, where Werdum is competing in the main event. 


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