Police charge man after truck and train collision

Detectives from the Major Crash Investigation Section have charged a 43-year-old man as a result of their investigation into a serious crash that occurred in Parkeston (Kalgoorlie) on Monday, 22 February 2021.

It is alleged the man was driving a Mack prime mover road train combination that collided with a freight train at the railway crossing on Yarri Road.

Two male train drivers (70yrs), were flown to Royal Perth Hospital with serious injuries.

The 43-year-old man from Kalgoorlie has been charged with:-

• Two counts of Dangerous Driving Causing Grievous Bodily Harm.

He is due to appear before the Kalgoorlie Magistrates Court on Thursday, 3 June 2021.

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