Rocks were thrown at cars travelling south on the highway at Toormina with two vehicles towed away.
Rocks were thrown at cars travelling south on the highway at Toormina with two vehicles towed away. imagedepotpro

Rock throwing brings back tragic memories

A FRIENDLY tow truck driver offered a bed for the night to a couple who had their car trashed by rocks thrown from highway barriers at Boambee earlier this week.

A total of six cars were damaged and two had to be towed from the scene in the early hours of Monday morning on the Pacific Highway near the local service station.

Large rocks were thrown from the high barrier walls onto cars between 2am and 3am heading south on the highway and Peter Sexton was one of two tow truck operators in attendance.

He was horrified by what he saw and it brought back tragic memories of a fellow truck driver who was killed when a rock was thrown from an overpass in Campbelltown.

"He was coming back from Canberra. We had lunch together and then he took off and it happened when he got to Sydney. It was actually his last shift," explained Peter who was driving trucks transporting groceries for Woolworths at the time.

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