Fatal collision closes highway

Written by admin on 24/04/2020 Categories: 老域名

UPDATE: POLICEare investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal collision which occurred in Mystic Park near Kerang this morning.

Investigators have been told that a utility was travelling south along the Murray Valley Highway when it collided head on with a truck just before 9am.

The male driver of the utility died at the scene and is yet to be formally identified.

The truck driver was not injured and is assisting police with their enquiries.

Police are urging anyone who witnessed the collision to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic老域名出售.au

Provisional Road Toll:

2014: 244

2013: 232

EARLIER: TRAFFIC is being diverted around an horrific collision near Mystic Parkthat has claimed the life of at least one person.

A rescue crew is still trying to gain access to the cabin of a four-wheel-drive utility that is perched precariously against the back of an overturned semi-trailer on the Murray Valley Highway, about 30 kilometres north-west of Kerang.

The head-on collision occurred on a straight stretch of highway around 9.10am when the south-bound utility collided with a transport carrying a shipping container.

Long skid marks are evident and debris is scattered along the road.

The impact tore the transport trailer from the cabin and both rolled onto one side.

The utility is resting on its roof with the tailboard resting against the top of the truck’s trailer.

The transport driver has been treated at the scene for a laceration to his head.

Highway traffic has been diverted at Lake Charm and Lake Tutchewop.

The highway is expected to remain closed for most of the day while collision investigators inspect the scene and the wreckage is removed.

The collision is a somberreminder leading to Christmas to take care on the roads.

TRAGEDY. At least one person has been killed in this collision.

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