•   
  •   

Australia Child dead, several injured in multi-vehicle crash at Diggers Rest

09:50  06 december  2021
09:50  06 december  2021 Source:   abc.net.au

Kangaroos and toothless watchdogs

  Kangaroos and toothless watchdogs Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison has slammed ICAC as a "kangaroo court" while telling critics of his toothless federal watchdog model to basically take it or leave it, and NSW is set to relax mask rules in the near future. It's the news you need to know, with Emma Elsworthy.Morrison continued that former premier Gladys Berejiklian’s treatment by NSW’s ICAC was “bad process and an abuse” — just to recap, she was being investigated because while treasurer and then premier Berejiklian was secretly dating then-MP Daryl Maguire and has been questioned over grants that were given to him, as Guardian Australia explains.

Police say a truck hit several cars at the Diggers Rest-Bulla Road overpass. (ABC News) © Provided by ABC NEWS Police say a truck hit several cars at the Diggers Rest-Bulla Road overpass. (ABC News)

An infant has been killed and three other members of their family are in serious to critical condition after a major crash on the Calder Freeway, north-west of Melbourne.

Police said a truck hit several cars just after 2:30pm at the Diggers Rest-Bulla Road overpass.

The dead child's mother, father and another child were all taken to hospital with serious to critical injuries.

The driver of another car was also critically injured.

Detective Sergeant Mark Amos from the Major Collision Investigation Unit said the truck driver was in custody and police were still investigating how the crash occurred.

George Clooney Thought He Was Living ‘Last’ Moments After Motorcycle Crash

  George Clooney Thought He Was Living ‘Last’ Moments After Motorcycle Crash George Clooney Thought He Was Living ‘Last’ Moments After Motorcycle Crash“I was waiting for my switch to turn off [but] I’m fine now,” Clooney, 60, recalled during an interview with the Sunday Times, which was published on Saturday, November 27.

An Ambulance Victoria spokeswoman said a child had been taken to the Royal Children's Hospital, a man was in the Royal Melbourne Hospital in serious condition, and a woman was in the Alfred Hospital in critical condition.

She said a number of other people had also been taken to hospital.

The freeway's city-bound lanes are closed at Bulla-Diggers Rest Road.

Dozens of emergency vehicles were on the scene, including an Ambulance Victoria helicopter.

Vision obtained by the ABC shows a semitrailer tipped over, its contents, which appear to be grain, spilling out, and three badly crushed vehicles nearby.

More to come.

Polarising F1 video ad removed at fuming Red Bull's demand .
Sky Sports has taken down a controversial Formula 1 advertisement at the demand of a seething Red Bull camp.The Formula 1 juggernaut got in contact with Sky Sports after the London-based media company released an advertisement pairing Max Verstappen's terrifying British Grand Prix crash with a Merry Christmas message.

usr: 0
This is interesting!