Fatal crash guilty plea
AN Australind man has pleaded guilty to driving dangerously under the influence of drugs, causing a crash which killed a man. Christopher James Ratcliffe, 44, appeared in Bunbury Magistrates Court on Monday over allegations stemming from the September 17, 2017, crash on Boyanup-Picton Road near Dardanup. Ratcliffe pleaded guilty to dangerous driving occasioning death – under the influence of drugs, but is yet to enter pleas to a string of other charges. He is due to be sentenced in August.