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Horror crash on Northern Highway

Posted by: 3AW Radio | 4 October, 2011 - 3:03 PM
The crash scene in Kilmore (Casey Brown via Twitter)

UPDATE: A horror crash in Melbourne's north has claimed a young man's life and left three other teenagers fighting for their lives.

It's understood their car collided with a truck on the Northern Highway at Broadford at around 2pm on Tuesday afternoon.

The male driver, in his early 20s, died at the scene and his three passengers suffered critical injuries.

Gabrielle Deaganhart from Ambulance Victoria says the teenagers, one aged 17 and the other two 18, have horrific injuries.

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EARLIER: Southbound traffic on the Northern Highway is at a standstill after a fatal crash in Broadford which killed the driver and critically injured three others.

Police were called to the scene just after 2pm when a car and a truck collided.

It's believed one passenger is still trapped in the car, another is unconscious and the third has multiple fractures.

Northbound traffic is being diverted onto Broadford and Kilmore road.

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Blog comments Your Say

  • MC, i agree,have taken a L2P course run by Vic roads, am now a mentor for teens who need to rake up 100hrs of driving practice. One of my points of view at time of course, we should make it mandatory for all teens to be personelly involved with car accident people. The response was they tried it but showed no results,, i asked how long did the program run for,,,, oh not long was the answer,, Vic rds thought it would not work,,, i said well they spend millions on adds and they dont bloody work,,, so bring in compulsory involment, to logical for the fools who waste our money on useless adds.

    janet p Monday 10 October, 2011 - 4:18 PM
  • @sahrita. How dare he? Pick up this mornings newspaper and take a look. Two people driven their cars into trees - one dead and one seriously injured. Six car pile up on the freeway this morning. And your solution to this carnage? Lets do nothing so we don't upset people. I and a lot of people do not want to be sharing the roads with these people. We need more people to say enough of this because too many idiots think they have a right to drive anyway they wish. If this upsets you, too bad.

    Brian Monday 10 October, 2011 - 10:29 AM
  • How dare you peter jeffries, who do you think you are. These victims all have families that love them and are hurting beyond belief. You dont know what caused this horrific accident and your comment is worth nothing.

    sahrita Sunday 9 October, 2011 - 11:43 PM
  • Well said Peter. 90 Australians die in a terrorism incident in Bali and look at the fallout. Since then over 10,000 people have died on our roads and whats changed? Where is the public outrage?

    James Friday 7 October, 2011 - 8:21 PM
  • Thank you Steve,well said i am the mother of 1 of these boys,it is a TRAGIC ACCIDENT.None of our lives will ever be the same,and NOTHING can change that FACT

    mother Friday 7 October, 2011 - 2:18 PM
  • M.C Holman - Well said!

    wendy Wednesday 5 October, 2011 - 2:35 PM

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