Wojciech Bokowski of Travertine Close, Houghton Regis, has been charged following a fatal collision on the M1 in Bedfordshire.
The charges on the 64-year-old include one count of causing death by dangerous driving and four other counts of causing serious injury by driving.
Emergency services attended the incident but a man in his late teens was pronounced dead at the scene. Five other people were also injured during the collision.
Bokowski appeared at Hatfield Magistrates Court on Tuesday 3 December and is due to appear at Luton Crown Court on 13 January.