The 36-year-old was cleared by magistrate Jennifer Giles of negligent driving causing death after he ran over a homeless man sleeping in Bourke Lane in Redfern on May 21, 2018.
In his triple-zero call, Mr Juurik tells the operator: “It looked like a bit of blanket. F***, I just killed someone.”
“No one saw it, there’s three of us on the truck. And it’s a tight lane, and I had nowhere to go, and it looked like a blanket, but I didn’t know there was someone under there.”
When asked if anyone is talking to the man, he says: “We can’t get to him because we’re squashed in the lane.”
Mathew Hayne, who was 1.58 metres tall and weighed 53 kilograms, had wrapped himself in a thin foam mattress along the road which has 45-centimetre wide sloping footpaths and had cars parked on its left side.
The 31-year-old, described by a responding paramedic as “very,…