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20 November 2017 3:06 AM Mother, baby hurt after highway U-turn goes badly wrong

A mother and her baby have been rushed to hospital after a head-on crash following a botched U-turn on a highway in West Gippsland. Police said the woman, 21, had been attempting to complete a U-turn on the Princes Highway near Darnum about 1.25pm on Sunday. Her white Ford sedan is believed to have struck a wire barrier, causing her to lose control of the vehicle 13

19 November 2017 12:21 PM Bourke Street attack: First permanent bollards installed in mall

The first of Melbourne's new permanent bollards will be installed in the CBD, 10 months after the Bourke Street attack. The stainless steel bollards will be installed at the Swanston and Elizabeth street corners of the Bourke Street Mall, as part of the government's $10 million CBD security upgrade. Fixed planter boxes will be placed in other areas of the mall to help protect 7

18 November 2017 6:07 AM Man killed after motorcycle smash on Perth freeway

A 22-year-old man from Warnbro in Perth's south has died after losing control of his motorcycle on the Mitchell Freeway on Saturday morning. The fatal crash happened around 5:40am while the man was riding a Hyosung motorcycle south on the Mitchell Freeway in West Perth near Hay Street. Police said he was riding close to a 25 year old man on another motorcycle 10

17 November 2017 8:54 PM Mercedes driver dies in fiery crash in city's east

A Mercedes driver died in a fiery crash in Melbourne's east early on Saturday morning. Police are investigating whether the two cars involved in the fatal collision had been speeding in the lead-up to the death. Investigators have been told a Mazda sedan and Mercedes sedan were driving on Waverley Road towards Springvale Road in Glen Waverley at 1.50am when the Mazda 8

17 November 2017 2:06 AM Gold Coast cyclist dies in hospital after being 'thrown into the air' in collision with ute

A cyclist has passed away in hospital during the early hours of Friday morning after she was "thrown into the air" following a collision with a ute on the Gold Coast, police say. The 29-year-old male driver of the ute was not injured in the crash and has not been charged over the incident. In the immediate aftermath of the incident, there were major 7

16 November 2017 9:30 PM Teen driver dies after car slams into tree in Malvern East

A teenage boy has died after the car he was driving slammed into a tree in Melbourne's south-east. The 17-year-old from Glen Iris was killed when he lost control of the car, veered off the road and smashed into a tree in Moira Street, Malvern East, about 1am on Friday. Paramedics rushed to the scene but the teen was dead when they arrived. His passenger 11

16 November 2017 6:49 AM Three-month-old infant critical after three-car smash on Princes Highway

A three-month-old baby is fighting for life after a three-car smash on the NSW south coast. Two of the vehicles collided travelling northbound on Princes Highway at Falls Creek about 2pm on Thursday before smashing into a third car coming in the opposite direction. The infant was among five people in one of the cars and was flown to The Children's Hospital 8

15 November 2017 11:45 PM Hit-and-run: Body found on Leach Highway shuts road to morning traffic

Police believe a man found dead on Leach Highway in Bateman may have been the victim of a truck hit-and-run. Police spokesman Ryan Langley said the man in his 40s was found just after midnight on Thursday after reports of a body on the busy Perth road. It is believed that the man may have been struck by a semi-trailer truck and received fatal injuries 16

13 November 2017 10:40 PM Prominent Melbourne nightclub owner Darren Thornburgh found dead at country home

Prominent Melbourne nightclub owner Darren "Razzle" Thornburgh has been found dead in his country home after both his nightclub and his former wife's home were hit by drive-by shootings last year. The Age has confirmed MrThornburgh was found dead at his property in the small town of Barmah on the Victorian-NSW border on Monday afternoon. A body has been found 17

13 November 2017 3:26 AM WA head-on crash murder accused 'on meth'

A man accused of deliberately killing a mother-of-two in a head-on crash on a West Australian highway had taken methamphetamine, a court has heard, and will face trial next year. Shaun Southern was charged with murder and acts or omissions causing bodily harm after the fiery collision on the Bussell Highway at Capel in February, which killed Jenni Pratt 14