A WOMAN in her 60s has been charged with causing a horror crash which killed four grandmothers on a regional road in Victoria earlier this month.
Four women aged between 64 and 75 died after their small Kia Rio was T-boned by a Jeep at the intersection of Bains and Ararat-St Arnaud roads at Navarre on May 5.
The grandmothers had spent the day line dancing in St Arnaud and were returning home when the Jeep allegedly ran a stop sign and smashed into the side of their car at high speed around 6pm.
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Police said the women had no chance of surviving the horrific collision and all four died at the scene.
Two of the four women killed in the crash – the driver and her front seat passenger – died holding hands as they succumbed to internal injures, police said.
The driver of the Jeep, a 64-year-old woman, survived the smash and was taken to hospital where she spent two days recovering before being released.
Victoria Police released a statement this afternoon, confirming detectives from the Major Collision Investigation Unit have since charged the 64-year-old over the quadruple fatal crash.
The Stawell woman has been charged with four counts of culpable driving causing death and will appear in Ballarat Magistrates Court tomorrow.