A young driver has lost control of a car after colliding with a parked truck on a busy intersection in central Australia.
Key points:The woman was driving a Nissan Frontier pickup with a trailer hitch in a west-bound lane on the M4 at a traffic light at 7:40pmOn Saturday, she crashed into a parked pickup on the road at M4A in Melbourne’s north-eastThe driver suffered minor injuriesThe woman, whose name has not been released, was driving on the westbound side of the M6A at the time, when she lost control and went over the median barrier at the intersection of M4 and M6, causing a collision.
The woman’s car came to rest on its side.
The front of the truck was smashed in half and the rear of the vehicle was crushed.
Emergency services were called to the scene, but it was not immediately clear what caused the crash.
Police said the woman was a young woman, aged between 18 and 20 years old, who had been driving the truck on the southbound side.
“There is no evidence to suggest that this was intentional or malicious,” a police statement said.
“The investigation into this incident continues.”
Police have said the man who was driving the pickup has been charged with dangerous driving.
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