Police arrest man after fatal collision in Lancefield

Major Collision Crime Investigation Unit detectives have arrested a man following a fatal collision which occurred in Lancefield on 16 March.

It is alleged a Holden Commodore Ute was travelling west along Rochford Road about 6.55pm before it crashed into a tree near Collivers Lane.

Two male passengers in the vehicle, aged 36 and 31-years-old, died at the scene.

A 43-year-old Newham man was charged with two counts of culpable driving causing death and is expected to be charged with various other speed and alcohol related offences at a later date.

The man appeared in court today was bailed to attend Bendigo Magistrates’ Court on 4 September.

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