Truck ‘surf’ warning

MILDURA police warn they will take action against the alarming trend of vehicle “surfing” after people were caught in the act on Monday afternoon in two separate incidents. 

A transport company alerted police after a witness saw three youths hanging onto the back of a truck travelling along Deakin Avenue about 5pm. 

Police said the youths jumped off the truck and ran away after the witness alerted the truck driver who then pulled over. 

Senior Constable Ian Ashcroft said the youths were surfing on the trailer for about five kilometres before the driver realised.  

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