Victorian man killed in Karoonda Highway crash

Plus more police news, including the arrest of an alleged rapist and a blood alcohol result from a crash at Callington.

A Victorian man has died in a single-car crash on the Karoonda Highway.

The 56-year-old from Mildura died at the scene of the crash after his car left the highway at Chapman Bore on Tuesday morning.

Emergency services were called to the scene around 9am but were unable to save the man.

The highway was closed for several hours while police investigated, but has since reopened.

Alleged rapist arrested in Murray Bridge

Meanwhile, police have intercepted an alleged rapist in Murray Bridge as he attempted to return home to Victoria.

The 42-year-old Melbourne man was expected to face court on Tuesday after being charged over the sexual assault of a woman at Para Hills last Thursday.

Detectives from SA Police’s public protection branch caught up with him around 2.30pm on Monday.

He was denied bail.

Driver in Callington crash was allegedly drunk at the wheel

Finally, a man involved in a road crash at Callington on January 19 had a blood alcohol level of more than five times the legal limit, police say.

A blood alcohol test taken at the time recently came back with a result of 0.251, according to SA Police.

Officers from Mount Barker then reported the 44-year-old drink driving, as well as aggravated driving without due care and driving with an expired licence.

He will face court over the matter.


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