Detectives charge man in relation to Norlane fatal hit-run collision

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives have charged a man following extensive investigations into a fatal hit and run collision that occurred in Norlane on 11 December last year.

Investigators believe a 31-year-old man was riding an e-scooter along Foster Road when he was allegedly hit by a black utility about 6.40pm.

Despite the best effort of emergency services, the Norlane man died at the scene.

A search warrant was executed at a residence in Newcombe yesterday where a 29-year-old man and 32-year-old woman were arrested.

The man has since been charged with manslaughter, dangerous driving causing death, fail to stop and render assistance and drive whilst disqualified.

He has been remanded to face Geelong Magistrates’ Court today.

The woman has been released pending further enquiries.

Further search warrants were executed in Norlane and Whittington this morning.

A 30-year-old Whittington woman and 31-year-old Norlane man are currently assisting investigators with their enquiries.

Investigations in relation to these individuals remain ongoing.

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