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AustraliaMother's final moments shown as truck driver faces court

15:45  18 june  2019
15:45  18 june  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

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A Perth truck driver , accused of causing a deadly highway crash which killed a mother -of-three, has had his charge upgraded to manslaughter. Dashcam footage of Ms Dunstall' s final moments appears to show her Mitsubishi Magna turning right on a green arrow before it’ s hit.

A Perth truck driver, accused of causing a deadly highway crash which killed a mother-of-three, has had his charge upgraded to manslaughter.

David Lawrence West, 46, is alleged to have run a red light on the Tonkin Highway at Forrestdale on April 15, ploughing into a car being driven by Moira Dunstall.

The 55-year-old died on impact.

Mother's final moments shown as truck driver faces court© AAP Moira Dunstall's final moments were shown to the court. Mother's final moments shown as truck driver faces court© AAP David Lawrence West, 46, is alleged to have run a red light on the Tonkin Highway at Forrestdale, Perth.

Dashcam footage of Ms Dunstall's final moments appears to show her Mitsubishi Magna turning right on a green arrow before it’s hit.

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Mother ' s final moments shown as truck driver faces court . A Perth truck driver , accused of causing a deadly highway crash which killed a mother -of-three, has had his charge upgraded to manslaughter.

A Perth truck driver , accused of causing a deadly highway crash which killed a mother -of-three, has had his charge upgraded to manslaughter. Dashcam footage of Ms Dunstall’ s final moments appears to show her Mitsubishi Magna turning right on a green arrow before its hit.

Mr West was initially charged with dangerous driving causing death, but today it was upgraded to the more serious charge, which carries a maximum penalty of life imprisonment.

Ugly scenes erupted outside Armadale Court following the hearing, with Mr West running from journalists as his family lashed out at news cameras.

Mother's final moments shown as truck driver faces court© AAP Mother-of-three Moira Dunstall died on impact.

Earlier, he walked into the building with his face shielded by umbrellas.

Mr West has yet to enter a plea and will return to court next month.

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