April 15, 2024

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In a heartbreaking incident in Victoria’s southeast, a child and an adult have lost their lives in a severe road accident involving a car and a truck.

Accident Details
The fatal collision occurred on Trafalgar-Willow Grove Rd in Trafalgar around 5:20 pm on Sunday. Emergency services rushed to the scene following reports of the crash.

Victims and Injuries
Upon arrival, paramedics found the child and the adult driver of the car critically injured. Despite efforts to save them, both were pronounced dead at the scene. The truck driver sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Detectives from the Major Collision Investigation Unit have taken over the probe to determine the precise circumstances leading up to the crash. Initial reports suggest a devastating impact between the car and the truck, but further details are awaited as the investigation progresses.

Community Reaction and Safety Reminder
The local community has been left shocked by the tragedy, prompting renewed calls for increased road safety awareness, particularly on rural roads. Authorities are urging drivers to remain cautious and vigilant while driving, especially in areas prone to heavy vehicle traffic.

As investigations continue, the community mourns the loss of the two lives. The incident serves as a stark reminder of the critical importance of road safety. Further updates from police are expected as they work to piece together the events that led to this tragic accident.