Police Charge Man After Fatal Collision In Stawell

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives have charged a man following a fatal collision at a motor sports club in Stawell last year.

It is alleged a car struck a spectator on Burrong Basin Road about 4.20pm on 4 November 2023.

The spectator, an 18-year-old man from Pimpinio, died at the scene.

The driver of the car, a 28-year-old man of no fixed address, was arrested this morning.

He’s been charged with dangerous driving causing death, reckless conduct endangering life and reckless conduct endangering serious injury.

The man was also charged with a separate incident that occurred in Wendouree on 3 May 2024.

The man allegedly lost control and crashed through the garage of a private address on Learmonth Road, causing major structural damage about 12pm.

He’s been charged with reckless conduct endangering life, reckless conduct endangering serious injury, and fail oral fluid test.

He will appear before Ballarat Magistrates’ Court this afternoon.

/Public Release. View in full here.