Man jailed over crash which killed teenage girl during police chase

Man jailed over crash which killed teenage girl during police chase

Posted May 11, 2018 16:58:43 Photo: Jacqueline Vodden was 16 years old when she was killed in a car crash in Ballan, Victoria. (Source: Instagram) An 18-year-old who crashed a stolen van during a police chase, killing a teenage girl in western Victoria, has been sentenced to eight years in …

Poland chocolate spill brings highway to standstill after truck crash

Poland chocolate spill brings highway to standstill after truck crash

Posted May 10, 2018 09:43:45 Photo: The liquid milk chocolate blocked six lanes on the A2 highway. (AP) A truck crash in Poland has left a highway covered in 12 tonnes of liquid chocolate, blocking traffic in both directions and creating headaches for clean-up crews. The tanker overturned in the …

Helicopter pilot lucky to be alive after serious crash near NT-Qld border

Helicopter pilot lucky to be alive after serious crash near NT-Qld border

Updated May 08, 2018 15:46:39 A helicopter pilot has escaped with his life following a serious crash in remote central Australia. The 30-year-old man sustained serious injuries, including a broken hip, after the helicopter he was operating crashed near the Alpurrurulam community on the NT/Queensland border yesterday afternoon. He was …

‘He’ll never overcome the loss’: Father consumed by guilt over crash that killed daughter

‘He’ll never overcome the loss’: Father consumed by guilt over crash that killed daughter

Updated May 07, 2018 17:40:21 Photo: The man failed to give way at a Belconnen intersection in July 2015. (Supplied: ACT Policing ) A Canberra man involved in a crash that killed his seven-year-old daughter thought of her as the “apple of his eye”, a court has heard. Christopher Ward, …

Spanish MotoGP: Spectacular three-way crash sees Marc Marquez take overall points lead

Spanish MotoGP: Spectacular three-way crash sees Marc Marquez take overall points lead

Posted May 07, 2018 08:18:52 Marc Marquez has won the Spanish MotoGP to take the overall points lead after several of his rivals crashed out of the race. Pole-sitter Cal Crutchlow wiped out before a three-rider crash involving previous points leader Andrea Dovizioso, his Ducati teammate Jorge Lorenzo, and Dani …

A-League grand final: Melbourne Victory crash another party to successfully stifle Newcastle Jets

A-League grand final: Melbourne Victory crash another party to successfully stifle Newcastle Jets

Updated May 06, 2018 00:24:38 Photo: Lawrence Thomas withstood everything thrown at him, including Roy O’Donovan’s boot. (AAP: Darren Pateman) Related Story: Victory deny Jets to win A-League grand final in Newcastle Related Story: Fairy-tale grand final appearance for Newcastle ends in ‘shocking’ result It’s not difficult to pinpoint the …

NT Government department charged after motorbike crash kills Darwin musician

NT Government department charged after motorbike crash kills Darwin musician

Updated May 04, 2018 17:18:23 A NT Government department and a construction company are facing fines of up to $1.5 million after being charged over the death of a Darwin musician. Peter Bonnell, also known as Pedro Swift, was killed on April 20, 2016, when his motorbike crashed into a …

NT Police investigating fatal buggy crash near remote community

NT Police investigating fatal buggy crash near remote community

Updated May 03, 2018 11:00:40 Photo: NT Police said the buggy crashed off a cliff and into a creek near Daly River. (Supplied: NT Police) NT Police are investigating after a buggy crashed off a steep cliff into a creek, killing a woman and putting a man in hospital. It …

Police seek driver spotted speeding beside motorcyclist before fatal Cranbourne crash

Police seek driver spotted speeding beside motorcyclist before fatal Cranbourne crash

Posted May 03, 2018 09:06:01 Photo: The motorcyclist died at the scene, despite efforts to revive him. (ABC News) Police believe a car and a motorcyclist were speeding side-by-side before the rider crashed and died in Melbourne’s outer south-east overnight. Acting Sergeant Brett Trewin said witnesses reported the motorcyclist and …

Woman dies after Queensland car crash

Woman dies after Queensland car crash

A woman has died after the car she was driving smashed into an embankment in Queensland’s Darling Downs region. The car was travelling south on the Bunya Highway near Dalby on Wednesday morning when it left the road and struck and embankment, Queensland Police said in a statement. The 81-year-old …