Truck driver arrested for reckless driving on Lincoln Highway

December 20, 2023 1:03 pm in by
Photo: SAPOL Eyre & Western

A truck driver has been arrested after forcing multiple cars off the road on Lincoln Highway last Tuesday, 12 December.

The 53-year-old driver allegedly drove his truck on the wrong side of the road for several hundred metres.

To avoid a collision, four southbound vehicles drove into the tree line and dirt verge.

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Eyre Western Highway Patrols arrested the man at his Whyalla Stuart home yesterday for reckless/dangerous driving, driving without due care, and failing to maintain a work diary.

He’ll appear in Whyalla Magistrates Court in February.