Driver charged over double fatality

By Brendan Rees

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives have charged a 26-year-old man following a double fatality outside the Lighthouse Christian College in Cranbourne West on 9 August.
The Devon Meadows man is facing seven charges – two counts of culpable driving causing death, two counts of dangerous driving causing death, disqualified driving, exceeding the prescribed alcohol limit and driving under the influence.
The charges relate to the deaths of a 44-year-old woman and 14-year-old girl, both from Lynbrook, who were killed in a collision on the South Gippsland Highway, after attending parent-teacher interviews.
He was bailed to appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Friday.

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