The Australian state of Victoria has declared a state of disaster and placed Melbourne, the countrys second biggest city, under nighttime curfew as it grapples with hundreds of mystery cases of coronavirus.
As countries around the world including the US, the UK and Spain reimpose varying degrees of lockdowns, the Victorian premier announced that the state had to impose the highest level of restrictions in order to overcome a stubbornly high number of cases that cannot be traced.
A man will appear in court today charged over a fatal three-vehicle crash in Syd…
A man will appear in court today charged over a fatal three-vehicle crash in Sydney’s south last month.
About 10am on Sunday 19 July 2020, emergency services were called to Moorebank Avenue, near Church Road, Moorebank, following reports two cars and a motorcycle had collided.
The motorcycle rider, a 34-year-old man, was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Liverpool Hospital in a critical condition.
The pillion passenger, a 41-year-old woman, died at the scene.
The driver of a silver Lexus, a 36-year-old man, and the driver of a red Mazda CX5, a 43-year-old man, were both uninjured and taken to hospital for mandatory testing.
Officers from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit attended and commenced an investigation.
Following inquiries, the 43-year-old Mazda driver was arrested at a unit on Hosking Crescent, Glenfield, about 7.40pm on Sunday 19 July 2020.
He was taken to Campbelltown Police Station and charged with dangerous driving occasioning death- drive manner dangerous, dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm- drive manner dangerous, negligent driving (occasioning death), and negligent driving (occasions grievous bodily harm).
The Glenfield man was granted conditional bail to appear at Campbelltown Local Court today (Monday 10 August 2020).
Investigators are continuing to appeal to motorists who witnessed the crash or who may have dash cam vision to come forward.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.
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