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Australia Truck driver killed in fatal Melbourne bus crash

10:05  19 may  2020
10:05  19 may  2020 Source:   9news.com.au

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A truck driver has been charged with culpable driving over the Melbourne freeway crash that killed four police officers. The 47-year-old Cranbourne man was charged with four counts of culpable driving over last Wednesday's fatal collision, police said in a statement early on Monday.

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a truck that is driving down the street: The truck collided with the bus at Sunshine West. © Nine The truck collided with the bus at Sunshine West. A truck driver has died after suffering a medical episode and crashing into a bus in Melbourne's west.

Emergency services attended the accident at the intersection of Sommerville and Fairbairns Road in Sunshine West about 1pm, following reports of a collision between a truck and a bus.

Paramedics worked to revive the truck driver, but he died at the scene.

"There was another gentleman who came, took him out of the truck put him on the ground, started CPR for about 15 minutes," witness Charlie said.

"I think the ambos were working on him for an hour."

The bus driver was taken to Footscray Hospital. No passengers were believed to be on board the bus at the time.

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a truck is parked on the side of a road: The scene of the accident. © Nine The scene of the accident. https://twitter.com/VicTraffic/status/1262587418357661703

The intersection of Somerville Road and Fairbairn Road is closed to traffic in all directions, with drivers urged to avoid the area.

The scene is under the control of emergency services. The intersection will open to traffic when investigations are complete.

Female cyclist, 60, killed in Melbourne hit-run .
A cyclist has died in a hit-run in Melbourne's southeast.The 60-year-old Mentone woman was hit on Beach Road at Beaumaris about 5.25pm on Sunday, by a Holden Commodore.

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