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Eastern Freeway crash truck driver accused of trafficking drugs to a child

Eastern Freeway crash truck driver accused of trafficking drugs to a child

A truck driver who has been accused of killing four police officers on a Melbourne freeway has been charged with allegedly supplying drugs to a child.

Court documents have revealed that police claim Mohinder Singh supplied cannabis and meth to a child between April 20 and 16.  

The truckie is facing 37 charges over the fatal crash on the Eastern Freeway at Kew on April 22 this year.

Leading Senior Constable Lynette Taylor, Senior Constable Kevin King and constables Glen Humphris and Josh Prestney all lost their lives that day after they flagged down Porsche driver Richard Pusey who was allegedly speeding.

Mr Singh was initially charged with four counts of culpable driving causing death over the fatal crash.

However, since then, an additional 33 charges have been added.

The truck driver from Cranbourne, appeared to the court through video link in a green prison jumper at Melbourne Magistrates Court on Thursday.

It was revealed Mr Singh required to see an expert witness in a “face-to-face consultation” before he could proceed with the matter, his lawyer Steven Pica said.

Mr Pusey, a mortgage broker, has also been charged in relation to the crash.

Police have alleged that the Porsche driver recorded the crash scene on his mobile phone instead of helping Senior Constable Lynette Taylor as she lay dying on the road.