Donald truck driver charged with fatal Diggers Rest accident | Bendigo advertiser

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A DONALD truck driver has been charged after a fatal collision on the Calder Freeway earlier this month. It is believed that a truck with grain collided with a number of vehicles near the Bulla Road crossing around 1 p.m. 14.30 on 6 December. A two-year-old Caulfield South girl, a rear seat passenger in a car with four people, died on the spot. . A 35-year-old man, a 37-year-old woman and a one-year-old girl, from the same vehicle and all from Caulfield South, were taken to hospital. Read other news: CFA issues fire warning with Bendigo temperatures expected to rise. The woman remains in hospital in a stable condition while the man and girl have since been returned home. A 62-year-old South Melbourne man driving a Toyota Hilux was trapped under the truck until he was released from emergency services. He was taken to hospital and has since been released. Two people in another car escaped serious injuries. The truck driver, a 42-year-old Donald man, has been charged with guilty driving with death. He has been exempted from appearing in Melbourne Magistrates’ Court in May next year. Our journalists work hard to deliver local, up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how to access our trusted content:


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