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Eastern Freeway truckie prepared to give evidence against boss who ‘leaned on’ him to drive, court told – The Age

Lawyers for Mohinder Singh argue the truck driver faced ‘sustained pressure’ from his boss to work on the day he crashed and killed four police officers.

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Singh, 48, had five hours sleep in the three days before the crash and spent much of that time dealing drugs and using them with associates. Prosecutors say the combination of fatigue and his use of the drug ice impaired his ability to drive.
On Friday, defence counsel Peter Morrissey, SC, said Singh accepted he chose to drive that day, but was prepared to give evidence against Mr Tuteru, who police allege knew the truck driver shouldnt have been working.
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