18-year-old driver from Tarneit faces charges for endangering life in late-night crash.
Police have apprehended a man in connection with the incident that occurred last night. Emergency services responded to a call around 10 pm, reporting a car that seemed to have lost control on Sayers Road.
The silver Ford Falcon collided with two trees before flipping onto its roof in Teacher Crescent. The 18-year-old driver, hailing from Tarneit, underwent questioning for endangering life through his actions. Although he was later released, he is expected to face charges through a summons.
One of the vehicle’s passengers, also 18 years old, declined medical assistance. Police are currently investigating the possibility that another passenger may have fled the scene before their arrival.
The wrecked car was subsequently towed away from the site. Authorities urge anyone who witnessed the crash to contact Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000.