Mother and young son survive 10 days in Australian bush

WATCH Truck Bursts Into Flames After Crashing Into Building Cars At Singleton

A 29-year-old man has been charged with a range of offences after he allegedly stole a truck and crashed into at least six vehicles and a heritage-listed building in NSW's Hunter region.

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The driver has been arrested and is being questioned.

Five people were sent to hospital, one in a critical condition, Wednesday morning as paramedics rushed to George Street in Singleton just before 9am. It's understood Mr Johnson, a truck driver who says on his Facebook profile that he is from the NSW town of Quirindi but lives in Penrith, may have been trying to find work as a driver in the area.

He was refused bail and is expected before Singleton Local Court today.

A critical incident team from Port Stephens Local Area Command is investigating all circumstances surrounding the incident.

The semi-trailer was allegedly stolen from a service station at Murrurundi, north of Singleton, on Wednesday morning.

Police said they did not initiate a pursuit but deployed road spikes to stop the vehicle.

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Police said the truck was sighted driving erratically south along the highway, through Muswellbrook and towards Singleton.

An emergency situation is unfolding in Singleton where a semi-trailer has burst into flames after hitting several vehicles and the Royal Hotel.

Witness Tony Pearce said the truck looked like it was going at least 100 kilometres an hour when it came down the street.

They have been taken to the Singleton Hospital to receive treatment for dehydration and insect bites.

Despite the length of time they spent in the Australian bushland, an ambulance inspector said it was "really good" that they were in reasonable physical health after being in such a hostile environment.

Mr Wiseman described the initial scene as "chaotic", involving "a number of distressed people".

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