Police lay charges over Redhill fatal, South Australia

A man has been charged following a fatal crash at Redhill last year.

Just after 9.30am on Sunday 27 December, patrols and paramedics were called to the Augusta Highway about three kilometres south of Redhill, after a road train and a Mitsubishi SUV crashed.

Sadly, the driver of the SUV, a 30-year-old woman from Seaton, died at the scene.

A short time before the crash, patrols and CFS crews were called to the same location on the Augusta Highway, after reports of a scrub fire in a paddock. CFS were able to quickly extinguish the blaze which burnt a small area of scrub with no damage to property.

Today, following an investigation, the driver of the truck, a 67-year-old man from Davoren Park, was arrested and charged with aggravated drive without due care and cause death by dangerous driving. He was bailed to appear in Port Pirie Magistrates Court on 19 April.

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