Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives have charged a man following a fatal car crash in Castlemaine on 6 January, Victoria Police say.
A 39-year-old Castlemaine man was remanded in custody in a bedside hearing today.
He has been charged with:
-One count of culpable driving
-Two counts of negligent driving causing serious injury
-One count of dangerous driving causing death
-Two counts of dangerous driving causing serious injury
-One count of failing to stop after an accident where there’s a death
-Reckless conduct endangering life
-A number of traffic offences and summary charges.
Emergency services were called to the intersection of Forest and Urquhart streets just before 4pm on Saturday after reports a vehicle had hit a pole.
A rear seat passenger died at the scene.
Two other passengers sustained serious injuries.
The man is due to appear in Bendigo Magistrates court on 18 April.