Police charge man over Emerald fatal

A man has been charged following a fatal crash in Emerald this morning.

Investigators believe a motorcyclist was travelling west on the Belgrave Gembrook Road when he collided into a vehicle turning into Olgivie Road about 9.45am.

The rider, a 45-year-old man from Cockatoo, sadly died at the scene.

The driver, a 37-year-old Narre Warren man, stopped at the scene and has been spoken to by police.

He has been charged with dangerous driving causing death and has been bailed to appear at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on 12 March.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, has dashcam footage or any other information that could assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

For the current provisional lives lost tally please see https://www.police.vic.gov.au/news

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