Bass man charged after double fatality at Korumburra

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Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives have charged a 60-year-old Bass man after a double fatal collision in Korumburra last year.

The charges relate to a collision on the South Gippsland Highway on 9 October 2020, around 3.30pm.

Police allege a 33-year-old woman and an eight-year-old boy from Kardella South were killed when their car was hit from behind and pushed into the path of a truck.

He has been charged with two counts of dangerous driving causing death and careless driving and bailed to appear at the Latrobe Valley Magistrates’ Court on 17 May.