Bulldog charged over drink-driving crash

Lachie Hunter allegedly crashed into four parked cars in a Melbourne street and fled the scene.
Lachie Hunter allegedly crashed into four parked cars in a Melbourne street and fled the scene.

Western Bulldogs premiership player Lachie Hunter has been charged over an alleged drink-driving car crash in Melbourne.

Victoria Police confirmed on Tuesday they have charged the 25-year-old over the April 16 incident.

Hunter allegedly crashed into four parked cars in a Middle Park street and fled the scene.

He will face Melbourne Magistrates Court on November 4 charged with drink-driving, careless driving, fail to give name after a collision, and fail to render assistance after a collision.

Hunter gave up the Dogs' vice-captaincy following the incident and was hit with a four-game sanction by the club at the time.

He will be available to play in Round 6.

Australian Associated Press