Police charge driver over near miss – Riverina

A driver has been charged following an investigation into a near miss between a car and two trucks in the Riverina earlier this week.

Just before 6pm on Tuesday (29 June 2021), a Volkswagen Amarok 4WD travelling on Tumbarumba Road, Ladysmith, near Gregadoo Road, allegedly overtook a heavy vehicle, narrowly avoiding a head-on collision with a second heavy vehicle travelling in the opposite direction.

The incident was captured on dashcam vision.

Officers attached to Riverina Traffic and Highway Patrol Command commenced an investigation.

Following inquiries and a public appeal, officers attended a Rosewood property yesterday (Saturday 3 July 2021), and spoke with a 52-year-old woman.

She was issued a court attendance notice for drive manner dangerous and is due to appear at Wagga Wagga Local Court on Wednesday 18 August 2021.

Her licence was also suspended.

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