Deborah Gough

Deborah Gough

Learner driver three times over limit after crashing, police say

Police tape.

Deborah Gough A 59-year-old learner permit driver allegedly crashed while driving at three times the legal blood alcohol limit on Friday night, police say.

Driver charged after man dies in mystery car mishap

Deborah Gough A Deer Park man was charged on Saturday over a car incident where another man died on Ballarat Road, Sunshine.

Car catapulted after smashing into train

Wreckage of the elderly man's car.

Deborah Gough A car was catapulted metres when it collided with the Melbourne to Adelaide Overland train just west of Geelong.

Peak-hour delays plague morning commute

Metro.

Deborah Gough Widespread train delays that hit the Melbourne morning commuter peak on Monday are now cleared and services are running as normal, Metro Trains has said.

Police to target top 500 worst drivers

Police

Deborah Gough Up to 85 per cent of the state's worst drivers do not hold a valid driver's licence, police have revealed.

Ford workers face the axe

Ford Australia Broadmeadows.

Deborah Gough Workers have started arriving at the two Ford plants in Victoria as they prepare for what could be their last day on the job.

'Red tide' algal blooms could continue

Crimson tide ... An algal bloom turns the water red near Torquay.

Deborah Gough Rain and warm weather may produce further algal blooms like the red tide seen from Torquay and Lorne, authorities have warned.

Wrong way leads to sudden tragedy

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picture Justin McManus.
Princess fwy crash.
The Subaru that was carrying the six people, four of whom are deceased.

Cameron Houston and Deborah Gough There was no warning and no time to react when a speeding BMW on the wrong side of the Princes Highway ploughed head-on into a WRX Subaru loaded with six young friends returning from a night out in...

A young death rattles a country town

Scarsdale Murder
14 year old boy killed at a home in Carlyle Street. 5 January 2013

Deborah Gough The 14-year-old boy had gone with his stepfather to reassure two girls that they were safe in their house in Scarsdale, a small town – barely a town – outside Ballarat in the early hours of...

Thrown rocks injure taxi passenger

Deborah Gough A man is in hospital after the taxi he was in was struck by a rock in Corio in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Major rail projects expected in 20 years

Passengers wait in the City Loop.

Deborah Gough An inner metropolitan rail tunnel is the linchpin for Melbourne’s rail growth and without it other network expansions would be impossible, the state’s public transport chief says.

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Horror start to weekend as four die on roads

Deborah Gough, Jon Pierik and Karen Sweeney Victoria has had a horror start to the election weekend on the roads with four deaths and a serious bus crash near Bendigo, where 10 people were taken to hospital.