Man was sitting in lounge chair adjacent to window destroyed by a four wheel drive.ROB HENSON May 16, 2014 3:26am
Barry Moore was sitting in his lounge chair when a four-wheel drive crashed through his window on Wednesday morning.
Police, ambulance and Country Fire Authority crews were called to Andre St in the Green Palms Village about 10.20
Cobram police Constable Kylee Edis said the female driver, who lived across the road, had turned towards the Moore residence in preparing to stop and reverse into her driveway.
Const Edis said the sole occupant of the vehicle then hit the accelerator instead of the brake.
‘‘No injuries, but the driver is very shocked,’’ she said. ‘‘The most important thing is nobody was hurt because of it.’’
The window was smashed, verandah pillars pulled out and the home suffered some structural damage, but the vehicle appeared largely unscathed as it was towed.
Neither the female driver or Mr Moore, who was sitting inside next to the window, were seriously injured.
‘‘I’m a bit shaken up, but I’m all right. I’m just worried about her (the driver),’’ Mr Moore said.
‘‘I was sitting in the lounge room
A resident of the village for 18 months, Mr Moore said his wife had been at the other end of the home at the time of the incident.
The Mooroopna branch of Red Cross has celebrated 100 years of service to the local community.
The Tungamah Football Netball Club has completed a fairytale season to clinch the Picola and District Football Netball League South East Premiership with an emphatic 106 point win over the Katamatite Tigers at Tungamah.
Billed as ‘Fabulous Flowers and Fine Food’, Tatura’s Anglican Church Parish had a successful fundraiser on Thursday, September 4.
Motor Neurone Disease Victoria chief Rodney Harris visited Echuca on Friday to thank Murray Human Services’ Phillip Evans for his ice bucket fundraiser.
David and Katrina Christie’s Nanneella dairy farm is now home to one of the biggest sheds in the district, a 160m by 37m monster.
Don’t write Ky off yet, says coach ahead of preliminary final
Seymour event packs out St Mary's College on Saturday night.
Star Tocumwal defender took her club's A grade best and fairest award last weekend, adding to her 2014 PDNL medal.
Mia Mia Cricket Club is about to field its first cricket team since 2001
MP, District Govvernor among the honured guests welcoming in a half-century of service to community.
Breakout seasons from Deni Rovers Jamie Thorpe and Nick Hay have seen the pair rewarded with respective best and fairest titles.
Now the Murray-Darling Basin Plan is enshrined in law, many opponents of the controversial plan to return irrigation water to the environment appear to have lost interest.
More than 320 000 foxes and 1500 wild dogs had been eradicated under the bounty scheme in the past three years.
- Motorcycle ride raises money for cancer charity
- Leukaemia patients come together to support Light the Night Benalla
- Permit sought for a clay target shooting range at a disused quarry at Baddaginnie
- Acclaimed pastry chef returns to Benalla
- Benalla resident on journey to help others with mental illness
Discover unbelievable local deals from local businesses every week in the Goulburn and Murray Valley area with Leapon.com.au!
Search properties for sale or rent across North Central Victoria and Southern NSW. Visit your local website for local homes....
Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.
Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.