Firearm seized and pair charged following Port Melbourne collision

Two people have been charged after a collision in Port Melbourne led to the discovery of a loaded firearm.
Police say emergency services were called to reports of the three-vehicle collision on Todd Road near the Salmon Street Bridge in Port Melbourne at 7pm on Monday.

It is alleged a blue Hyundai sedan was stationary near the emergency lane when a collision occurred with a merging grey Holden station wagon.

Two people have been charged after a collision led to the discovery of a loaded firearm in Melbourne. (The Age)

The occupants of the Hyundai sedan allegedly fled from the scene.

A knife and firearm were located inside the Hyundai and police arrested a man and a woman at a nearby bus stop.

A 27-year-old Mernda man has been charged with prohibited person possess firearm, possess a controlled weapon, failing to remain at the scene of an accident and drive whilst disqualified.

A 25-year-old Roxburgh Park woman has been charged with prohibited person possess firearm, possess a controlled weapon, failing to remain at the scene of an accident and unlicensed driving.

The woman will appear at court at a later date.

The man has been remanded to appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on April 27.

Reference-www.9news.com.au

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