Man charged with manslaughter over horror freeway deaths of 4 Victorian law enforcement officials


A person has been charged with 4 counts of manslaughter over the Melbourne freeway crash that killed 4 Victorian law enforcement officials.

The 49-year-old from Frankston was arrested in Lyndhurst in Melbourne’s southeast on Saturday morning and later charged, Victoria Police say.

The person is anticipated to look earlier than an out of periods listening to in Melbourne tonight, police stated, and the costs observe a three-month investigation.

Four police officers have died in a crash involving a truck on Melbourne's Eastern Freeway.

4 law enforcement officials have died in a crash involving a truck on Melbourne’s Japanese Freeway.


The person is known to be an worker of the trucking firm concerned within the deadly accident, that has been penalised for security breaches together with truck defects and utilizing fatigued drivers.

The 4 officers – Lynette Taylor, Kevin King, Glen Humphris and Joshua Prestney – were killed on duty while impounding a Porsche on the Eastern Freeway at Kew on April 22.

Police allege a male Porsche driver, 41, was clocked doing 149km/h whereas underneath the affect of methamphetamine and hashish, prompting police to impound his automotive.

Eastern Freeway crash

The scene of a deadly crash on Melbourne’s Japanese Freeway


The officers have been hit whereas they have been coping with the person, who then allegedly filmed the crash website and verbally abused Senior Constable Taylor earlier than operating away.

The Fitzroy man was charged with 9 offences together with driving at a harmful velocity, reckless conduct endangering life, failing to render help and drug possession.

The 4 constables have been farewelled at personal funerals and tributes flowed for them throughout the state.


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