Provisional driver charged with culpable driving following fatal collision

Facing Court

A 19-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court on serious driving offences following a fatal collision in October 2020.

A 16-year-old girl died after the single-vehicle collision on Longmore Crescent in Wanniassa about 1.50am on 31 October 2020.

The driver, who held a provisional licence, and two passengers were transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The girl was transferred to hospital with life-threatening injuries and passed away on 3 November 2020.

The 19-year-old man has been summonsed to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court on 14 April 2021 for the offence of culpable driving causing death.

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