Serious collision between car and truck in Rokewood

UPDATE
Nanjing Night Net

A person has died in a serious collision on the Rokewood-Skipton Road this afternoon.

All emergency services were called to a collision between a car and a truck just after 3.30pm.

Police media officerLeading Senior Constable Julie-Anne Newman said the driver of the car, who has not been formally identified, died at the scene.

Ambulance Victoria Spokesman John Mullen said the driver of the truck was being treated by paramedics for minor injuries at the scene of the collision.

Earlier, a CFA media spokeswoman said eight CFA trucks were on the scene of the head-on accident.

VicRoads have advised motorists to avoid the area with traffic diversions in place.

The death takes the 2016 road toll to 196 compared to 169this time last year.

EARLIER

All emergency services are on the scene of a serious collision between a car and truck near Rokewood.

A CFA media spokeswoman confirmedeight CFA units had responded to the head collision on the Skipton-Rokewood Road in Rokewood.

15:38 Rokewood-skipton Rd, Rokewood – Rescue going (CFA district 15) #rescuehttps://t.co/2tbLyXCaMM

— Incident Alert – D15 (@IncidentAlert15) August 21, 2016Rokewood-Skipton Rd (C143), Rokewood – Traffic Alert, Rokewood-Skipton Rd near Mill Rd . Serious… https://t.co/I3O6YIqIH4#victraffic

— VicRoads (@VicRoads) August 21, 2016This story Administrator ready to work first appeared on Nanjing Night Net.

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