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Man charged following Bell Park rollover

Tuesday, 3 December 2019 11:21

Detectives from Major Collision Investigation Unit have charged a man following a fatal collision in Bell Park over the weekend.

The 20-year-old Newcomb man was charged with culpable driving causing death, dangerous driving causing death and fail to render assistance after a fatal collision.

He has been remanded in custody and will appear at Geelong Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.

The charges relate to a collision between a Volkswagen and Kia Sorrento on Thompson Road shortly after 9pm on Sunday 1 December.

A 41-year-old man, who it is believed was hanging off the side of the Kia at the time of the collision, died at the scene after being thrown from the vehicle when it overturned.

The female driver of the Volkswagen was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Joel Dwyer

Media Advisor

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Reviewed 03 December 2019

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