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Man charged after Stawell collision

Thursday 16 March 2023 10:11am

Northern Grampians Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged a man after two pedestrians were struck by a car in Stawell yesterday afternoon.

It is alleged three pedestrians were walking near the intersection of Sloane Street and Cooper Street about 5.20pm when two were struck by a Toyota Corolla.

Two male pedestrians from Stawell, a 53-year-old and a 23-year-old, were both taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The alleged driver of the vehicle, a 35-year-old Stawell man, has been interviewed and charged with attempted murder, reckless conduct endangering life, intentionally cause serious injury and other offences.

He has been remanded to appear at Ararat Magistrates’ Court on 17 March.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, with information or CCTV/dashcam footage is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or log onto Link .

Senior Constable Adam West

Media Officer


Reviewed 16 March 2023