Category Archives: Culpable Driving Causing Death or Injury

PASSENGER KILLED AS CAR PLOUGHS INTO TREE – Sunday December 30 2012

– Police say speed and alcohol may have contributed to a horror crash that left a man dead in Hoddle Street yesterday. Two men were in a Mitsubishi Magna that clipped the  rear of a four-wheel-drive at traffic lights near … Continue reading

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AUSSIE DREAM LOST IN AN INSTANT – Thursday December 27 2012

– Raza Hussain escaped the Taliban and endured an asylum boat tragedy to celebrate his first “Aussie-style” Christmas this year with his wife and young family. But the devoted father of five’s cherished new life ended abruptly when his taxi … Continue reading

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‘HE TRIED TO KILL ME,’ CRASH VICTIM TOLD RESCUERS – Sunday December 16 2012

– As ambulance officers scrambled to save a couple trapped in a crumpled car at the base of a 100-metre cliff near Apollo Bay, the 48-year-old passenger made a startling claim: “He tried to kill me.” Despite horrific internal injuries, … Continue reading

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CAR CRASH TRAGEDY

– The family of a woman who sped towards oncoming freeway traffic before a horrendous crash have told of their grief at the tragedy. They said Sarah Houlihan  – one of five people to die in Saturday morning’s smash – … Continue reading

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DRIVER A LOOSE CANNON – Wednesday November 14 2012

– A drunk and speeding P-plater who crashed into a tree, killing himself and four other teens, should have had his licence suspended months before the fatal accident, a court has heard. Steven Johnstone, 19, was driving about 150 km/h … Continue reading

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WILD NIGHT ENDS IN DISASTER – Friday June 1 2012

– Heroic Bendigo residents performed CPR on a dying would-be thief who was thrown on to their front lawn in a horrific car crash yesterday morning. The tragedy in which two men died and two were injured followed a bungled … Continue reading

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