Power pole fatality


A MAN from Chelsea has died after a car crash in Mount Martha, Sunday 11 August.

The 60-year-old man is believed to have been driving on The Esplanade when his car left the road and hit a power pole, around 3.15pm. He was treated at the scene but died.

An 8-year-old passenger in the car was taken to hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The death takes the state’s road toll to 182 this year, up from 121 at the same time last year.

First published in the Chelsea Mordialloc Mentone News – 14 August 2019

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