Man charged following Orbost fatal collision

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives have charged a 21-year-old man following a fatal collision near Orbost yesterday, Victoria Police say.

It is alleged a car was travelling west along the Princes Highway at Mount Raymond Regional Park when it veered onto the opposite side of the road about 2.20pm.

The car struck a motorbike travelling east near Tower Road.

A male rider, who is a current serving member of Victoria Police and was taking part in the Wall to Wall ride, died at the scene.

A Botanic Ridge man has been charged with one count of culpable driving and remanded in custody.

He will appear at Latrobe Valley Magistrates’ Court on Monday 17 September.

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