Craig Anthony Whitall, 50, who died in the Boxing Day crash along with Lars Falkholt, his wife Vivian, and their daughter Annabelle, had been jailed for driving while disqualified and was driving on P-plates, according to the Daily Telegraph.
The Sydney Morning Herald has also reported that Whitall was driving home from a methadone clinic when the accident occurred on the Princes Highway.
Jessica, 28, remains in a critical condition after being pulled from the wreck just moments before both vehicles burst into flames.
Australian stars have paid tribute to up and coming actor, Jessica, who recently had a role on Home and Away.
NSW has had 383 fatalities on its roads in 2017, the worst figure in Australia.
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