The driver of a ute which crashed into a cafe in Ravenshoe in north Queensland, killing two people in a subsequent explosion, has been charged.
61-year-old Cairns man, Brian Scutt, was charged over the June 2015 incident this afternoon.
Two women died in hospital after the blast and another 17 people were injured — 14 seriously.
Scutt was also badly hurt in the crash.
After an extensive police investigation, he was charged with one count each of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing grievous bodily harm.
He is due to appear in Cairns Magistrates Court on December 19.
This post originally appeared on ABC News.
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