Eastern Freeway reopens after serious smash forces closure
In-bound lanes on the Eastern Freeway have reopened after a 12 hour shutdown.
The freeway was closed in-bound near Bulleen Road after a crash that’s left two people fighting for life in hospital.
A white Subaru Impreza, which was carrying four people, smashed into a barrier on the Eastern Freeway, in-bound near Bulleen Road just before 11pm last night.
The impact of the crash was so great it dislodged a two tonne concrete barrier.
All four occupants were taken to hospital. Two of the four are in a critical condition.
The right in-bound and out-bound lanes remain closed, but all other lanes have now reopened.
Police would like to speak to anyone who saw the crash or has dash camera footage.
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All inbound traffic on the Eastern Freeway is being diverted onto Doncaster Road due to a serious collision. Emergency services are on scene. Use Bulleen Road or Burke Road to re-enter the freeway or take the Maroondah Highway instead. Allow extra time. #victraffic pic.twitter.com/2p5uIaN6V8
— VicTraffic (@VicTraffic) September 2, 2020