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March 1, 2021

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The driver of a Mitsubishi Magna involved in an accident that killed a father and two children on Tuesday did not appear in court yesterday to answer charges of driving while disqualified.

Magistrate R Denes has ordered that 36-year-old Malcolm Harris remain behind bars and adjourned the matter until August 6 in Lismore Local Court.

Police arrested Harris on Wednesday after discovering he was banned from driving until 2030.

The car Harris was driving collided with 28-year-old Shaun Zagar’s parked Mazda on MacDonald’s Creek Road, Dyraaba at around 8am on Tuesday, killing Zagar and his two children, Kaleb, 6, and Zara, 5, on impact.

Harris and his three-year-old son were relatively unscathed by the crash but his four-year-old daughter was rushed to Lismore Base Hospital by Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter suffering multiple fractures.

Police now believe Zagar had also been banned from driving, according to local media.


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