Patrick Bedford’s charges dropped after fatal central Australian tour bus crash

The prominent central Australian tourism operator has been cleared of all charges relating to a fatal tour bus crash earlier this year. Key points: A tourism operator has been cleared of charges over a fatal bus crash The cartoons were in relation to an incident near Hermannsburg, in Central Australia A man, 69, was killed … Read more

Melbourne police officer allegedly bitten, punched repeatedly in car ramming

A police officer has allegedly been bitten on the arm and punched in the head multiple times during a car ramming in Melbourne’s south-east this morning. Key points: Police said a van rammed a police car after officers were called to a burglary They said one of the officers was attacked and taken to hospital … Read more

Ballarat school warns of fake crowdfunding campaign in wake of ‘horror’ bus crash filled with 27 teenagers

Loreto College has warned of an “unaproved” crowdfunding campaign created to “support” the students and adults affected by a bus crash this week. Key points: Ballarat college warns of “unapproved” crowd sourcing campaign which has since disappeared from website Eight people remain in hospital after horror crash on Western Freeway on Wednesday NASA space camp … Read more

School bus driver involved in horror crash at Bacchus Marsh praised for his selfless actions

The driver of a school bus that crashed down an embankment west of Melbourne has been praised for his selfless actions after the accident, as 12 people remain in hospital. Key points: Thirty-three people, mostly students, were taken to hospital after a school bus collided with a truck near Bacchus Marsh A tow truck driver … Read more

Two seriously injured after school bus and truck crash at Bacchus Marsh, leaving 33 in hospital

A major collision between a school bus and a truck at Bacchus Marsh, west of Melbourne, early this morning has left more than 30 in hospital, with at least two suffering serious injuries. The crash happened on the Western Highway near the intersection of Condons Lane at about 3.15am. One teenage girl has been flown … Read more

Lawyer for Buxton fatal crash driver Tyrell Edwards seeks expedited bail hearing over mental health concerns

A lawyer for the teenager charged over a crash at Buxton which claimed five lives has asked a Sydney court for an expedited listing for a second bail application. Key points: Mr Edwards has only had a provisional license since 2021, and in that time he had his license suspended twice for speeding Five passengers … Read more

Two dead, six injured in two-car crash at Goolma near Dubbo in NSW Central West

Two people have died and six others were injured in a two-car crash in the New South Wales central west on Friday afternoon. Key points: Emergency services responded to the crash on Goolma Road around 4pm A man and a woman died, while another two adults and three girls were airlifted to Sydney hospitals Paramedics … Read more

1 killed, 2 hurt after MO patrol pursues suspect on I-435

Three people were injured, two critically, in a three-vehicle crash Friday afternoon on southbound Interstate 435 near Gregory Boulevard, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. KC Scout One person was killed and two others injured Friday afternoon in a crash that unfolded as they were being pursued by Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers on … Read more

Woman fighting for life after car crashes into couch near Geelong

The family of a woman fighting for her life in hospital has appealed for information after the car she was driving crashed into a couch on a road near Geelong. Key points: Vicki McKenzie remains in hospital after a crash near Geelong The car Ms McKenzie was driving hit a couch on the road, before … Read more

Campbell Henderson sentenced to home detention over 2021 Brukunga crash that killed Nick Peart

The family of a man who died in an Adelaide Hills crash last year has hit out at the home detention sentence given to the drunk driver. Key points: Nick Peart was killed in a car crash in the Adelaide Hills in 2021 His neighbor Campbell Henderson pleaded guilty to death by dangerous driving Henderson … Read more