Driver charged over fa­tal crash

Weekend Courier - - Front Page -

PO­LICE have charged a young man who was al­legedly drunk when he was driv­ing a car that struck and killed a fe­male pedes­trian in Shoal­wa­ter last month.

The 27-year-old Warn­bro man al­legedly lost con­trol of a Holden States­man on Ar­ca­dia Drive about 5.25pm on March 24. The ve­hi­cle crashed into the 62-year-old vic­tim.

The woman later died in Rock­ing­ham Hos­pi­tal.

In­ves­ti­ga­tors charged the man with driv­ing un­der the in­flu­ence of al­co­hol and dan­ger­ous driv­ing caus­ing death.

He is due to ap­pear in the Rock­ing­ham Mag­is­trates Court on May 1.

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