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Further charges following Carlton collision

Friday 17 March 2023 5:24am

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives have issued further charges following a fatal collision in Carlton on 11 March.

It is alleged a Volkswagen Passat collided with an Alfa Romeo on Lygon Street on 11 March just before midday.

Two pedestrians were hit by one of the vehicles as a result of the collision.

A 16-year-old Brunswick girl, who was a passenger in the Alfa Romeo, was critically injured and taken to hospital where she later died.

A 40-year-old Essendon man was today charged with culpable driving, dangerous driving causing death and other offences.

He will appear at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on 21 March.

Anyone who witness the collision or with footage of the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit Link

Senior Constable Adam West

Media Officer


Reviewed 17 March 2023