Woman dies in head-on car crash at Pyalong

September 06, 2017

Police are investigating a fatal head-on collision at Pyalong on Monday.

A WOMAN has died following a head-on collision at Pyalong on Monday.

It is believed a vehicle was travelling along the Northern Highway at about 4.45pm when it veered onto the other side of the road and collided head-on with another car.

Police are yet to establish the exact circumstances surrounding the collision.

The male driver and sole occupant of the first car has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.

A female driver of the second vehicle, who was also the sole occupant, died at the scene.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Traffic diversions were set up on the Northern Highway which was closed in both directions south of Moores Lane for several hours.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at

Lives Lost on Victorian roads now sit at 175 for 2017, compared with 203 for the same time last year.

■ POLICE are calling for help to catch two drivers who were spotted doing burnouts along the McIvor Highway between Goornong-Barnadown Rd and the Axedale township.

It is believed the drivers had just left a meet at Heathcote Park Raceway when they stopped to do burnouts along the road, causing hold ups for traffic in the area.

The two cars were later spotted again doing more burnouts along the McIvor Hwy, at Longlea Lane in Longlea, with around nine cars having to stop to avoid them.

The cars involved are believed to be a white Holden ute with stickers on the side and a gold Holden Commodore, with a white 4WD towing another car on a trailer believed to be with the pair but not taking part in the burnouts.

Police are urging anyone who witnessed the burnouts to contact Leading Senior Constable Brian Smith on 5448 1360.

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