Police charge man after fatal crash in Devon Meadows

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives have charged a 19-year-old man following a fatal collision that claimed the lives of two people in Devon Meadows yesterday.

It is alleged a car was performing a U-turn on the South Gippsland Highway when it was involved in a collision with a vehicle travelling southbound about 1.25pm.

A man and woman, both aged in in their 80s from Cowes in the first vehicle, sadly died at the scene.

The driver of the second vehicle, a Cranbourne North man, has been charged with two counts of culpable driving and one count of possess a drug of dependence.

He has been remanded to appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court.

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