Man to Face Additional Charges after Fatal Traffic Accident in Yarraman

Christmas Day last year

Man to Face Additional Charges after Fatal Traffic Accident in Yarraman

A man is facing an additional charges following further investigations into a fatal traffic incident in Yarraman last year.

On December 25, police attended the scene of a fatal accident near the intersection of Tarong-Yarraman Road where they found a woman deceased.

Forensic Crash Unit investigations indicate that a car was travelling northbound towards Yarraman when it allegedly struck a woman who was on the road, the driver attempted to leave the scene before crashing in a nearby paddock, and fleeing on foot.

A 51-year-old Yarraman woman was pronounced deceased at the scene.

A 24-year-old Kingaroy man has previously faced court on unlawful use of a motor vehicle and failing to remain at the scene of a road incident offences.

Yesterday, police charged the man with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death and leaving the scene.

He is expected to appear in Kingaroy Magistrates Court on February 12.

Investigators are continuing to appeal for anyone who was travelling on the New England Highway between 11pm and 12.30pm on December 25 to contact police.

 

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

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