Further charges after Carlton collision

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 12 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 www.crimestoppersvic.com.auExternal Link

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