Police charge man after Stawell collision

Northern Grampians Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged a man after two pedestrians were struck by a car in Stawell yesterday afternoon.

It is alleged three pedestrians were walking near the intersection of Sloane Street and Cooper Street about 5.20pm when two were struck by a Toyota Corolla.

Two male pedestrians from Stawell, a 53-year-old and a 23-year-old, were both taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The alleged driver of the vehicle, a 35-year-old Stawell man, has been interviewed and charged with attempted murder, reckless conduct endangering life, intentionally cause serious injury and other offences.

He has been remanded to appear at Ararat Magistrates’ Court on 17 March.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, with information or CCTV/dashcam footage is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or log onto www.crimestoppersvic.com.auExternal Link.

/Public Release. This material from the originating organization/author(s) may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. The views and opinions expressed are those of the author(s).View in full here.