• Jason Regan

Police investigate fatal crash in the Wimmera

Police are investigating a double-fatal head-on collision in Laharum from Monday morning.


Emergency services were called to the Western Highway about 10.15 am on Monday following reports two cars had collided near Dadswells Bridge-Wonwondah Road. Sadly, a woman died prior to emergency services arriving.


A woman from the other vehicle was treated by paramedics at the scene but could not be saved. Three other people were airlifted to hospital with serious injuries. Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives rushed to the scene to establish the circumstances surrounding the crash.


Anyone who witnessed the incident, with dashcam footage or further information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.


The current road toll in Victoria sits at 235, up from 211 last year.