Richard Pusey Biography – Wiki
Richard Pusey is the Porsche driver from Frankston who has been identified as the mortgage broker, who was caught filming the accident in which a truck driver crashed into two police cars, killing four police officers. He survived the crash, allegedly took video of the scene – which surfaced on social media – and fled on foot, police claimed.
He is 41 years old.
Richard Pusey Early Life
Initially, Pusey worked as a nurse, spurred on by personal tragedy in which his brother died of cancer.
Richard Pusey Family, Girlfriend
Pusey’s ex-girlfriend Bonnie Wang told Daily Mail Australia said he left his role as a nurse to make more money.
“Then he thinks being a nurse doesn’t make enough money… he starts being a mortgage broker”.
Ms Wang revealed tragedy had struck Pusey’s family in 2008 with his older brother dying from cancer.
Richard Pusey Career
In a magazine interview in 2012, Pusey revealed the motive of moving his career from nursing to business.
H turned his focus to making money – and he did so in spades, quickly becoming a prominent figure in Melbourne mortgage brokering.
Just last year, he sold a large commercial building for $4.4 million in 2019, a profit of $1.6 million on the property while in another commercial deal, he had pocketed a cool $1.45 million.
On his YouTube channel, he shared videos showing him driving his Porsche 911 around race tracks.
Richard Pusey Alleged In Two Police Cars Crash, Killing Four Police Officers
According to Police, that Pusey also viewed the Eastern Freeway into his own race track this week, weaving in and out of cars at speeds of more than 140km/h before Highway Patrol officers pulled him over.
Minutes later, Pusey stood on the side of the road, Mohinder Singh Bajwa lost control of his refrigeration truck and crashed into two police cars, killing the four police officers at the moment.
Instead of trying to save lives, he took photos of the scene and started filming.
Richard Pusey Video
He survived the accident when he headed to the side of the road to urinate. However, at the time of accident accident, he filmed the Leading Senior Constable Lynette Taylor, who was asking for help.
“Amazing. Absolutely amazing. All I wanted to do was go home and eat my sushi and now you have f**ked my f**king car”.
Later that night, he reportedly called a federal police officer he knew and sent her the video.
Richard Pusey Into Custody
Pusey was arrested on Thursday morning at a Chemist Warehouse store in Collingwood.
He was hit with a string of charges late on Thursday night including reckless conduct endangering life, failing to remain after a drug test and drug post.
Police had pulled over Pusey on the side of the Eastern Freeway when a truck driven by Mohinder Singh Bajwa mowed them down.
Homicide squad Leading Senior Constable Aaron Price said the police officer was pleading for help while Pusey continued to film her.
Pusey’s alleged actions on Wednesday night were labelled as ‘disgusting’ by Victoria Police chief commissioner Graham Ashton.