Baldivis truck fall charges

Staff reporterSound Telegraph
The man is expected to appear in Rockingham Magistrate’s Court on August 14.
Camera IconThe man is expected to appear in Rockingham Magistrate’s Court on August 14. Credit: Unknown/iStockphoto

A 28-year-old man whose legs were fractured after he allegedly fell of the side of the truck is now facing charges.

Rockingham Detectives revealed today that they had charged the man over the incident in Baldivis on June 29.

About 2am police were called to the Kwinana Freeway, near the intersection of Safety Bay Road, after reports of an incident between the driver of silver Subaru Liberty and a white dual trailer Volvo truck.

Police say the man who was driving the Liberty left his vehicle and climbed onto the side of the truck. According to police he slipped and had his legs run over by the truck.

He was taken by St John Ambulance to Royal Perth Hospital for treatment of leg fractures.

The 28-year-old Beeliar man is charged with Dangerous Driving; and Acts or Omission, with intent to harm, that are likely to, or do, endanger life health or safety.

He is expected to appear in Rockingham Magistrate’s Court on August 14.

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