‘Look twice save a life’: Friends and family of a man, 21, killed in a high speed crash, take to the streets with signs telling drivers to be more careful
- 21-year-old Shannon Lorenzo Juriansz was killed in a crash earlier this month
- A 19-year-old P-plater t-boned his Nissan Skyline, killing a passenger in his car
- Family and friends help up signs on the side of the road urging others drive safe
- The driver of the Mazda 3 has been released on bail until he is due to face court
Friends and family of a young man who perished in a fiery crash have taken to the street where he died with signs to urge drivers to be more careful.
Shannon Lorenzo Juriansz, 21 was killed on October 1 when the Nissan Skyline he was driving was t-boned by a P plater travelling 120kmph in Melboune’s south east.
One of the four occupants in the Mazda 3, 19-year-old Jacinta Barnett, also died when the vehicles collided on Ferntree Gully Road in Oakleigh.
Shannon Lorenzo Juriansz (pictured), 21 was killed on October 1 when the Nissan Skyline he was driving was t-boned by a P plater travelling 120kmph in Melbourne’s south east
On Saturday, family and friends stood by the side of the road in his memory to warn others to slow down, as it could save a life, 7News reports.
‘It’s not worth it,’ Shannon’s uncle Elsworth Juriansz said.
‘Just do the right thing, and you will live’
Some signs asked drivers to beep to show support for their safety campaign while others told people to slow down.
Shannon’s friend Nathaniel Dekretser, who was dropped off moments before the fatal collision, said he initially felt guilty he was still alive.
‘I’m absolutely broken, it’s something that was avoidable,’ he told the broadcaster.
Witnesses had reported seeing the Mazda 3 swerving and weaving across the road in the lead up to the accident.
The 19-year-old driver has been released on bail until he is due to face court.
The road toll for Victoria now stands at 214, a 33 per cent increase from this time last year.
One of the four occupants in the Mazda 3, 19-year-old Jacinta Barnett, also died when the vehicles collided (accident pictured) on Ferntree Gully Road in Oakleigh