Road toll rises in Australia

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram The national Christmas holiday road toll has risen to 10 with the death of a taxi driver in Victoria.Police believe a Holden Commodore was travelling east on Ballarat Road in the Geelong suburb of Hamlyn Heights when it crashed into a stationary taxi about 6.15pm on Christmas Day.The taxi driver died at the scene. The driver of the Commodore was not hurt.Earlier in the day, a man believed to be in his 60s died in hospital from injuries he suffered in a crash on the Princes Highway at Dandenong on Monday night.Advertisement The deaths bring the Victoria toll to five since the holiday road period started on December 23.In South Australia, a motorist died when his car left the road and caught fire at Millicent, southeast of Adelaide. The death was the second in the stateNew South Wales, Tasmania and Western Australia have each recorded one death. Source:AAPlast_img

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