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Two dead in one morning: Man killed in three-car Yarra Ranges collision

Macquarie National News

A man has died after a three-car crash in the Yarra Ranges.

Emergency services were called to the Warburton Highway in Seville East about 5.20am.

It’s believed two vehicles collided in a head-on smash, and a third vehicle crashed into them soon afterwards.

Three people were injured in the crash.

One of those people, a man, was trapped for some time after the accident.

He later died at the scene.

Two other men, aged in their 20s and 30s, were both taken to Maroondah Hospital in a stable condition.

The Warburton Highway is currently closed in both directions from Joyce Road and Old Warburton Highway.

The investigation remains ongoing and anyone who witnessed the incident or has dash cam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at

Meanwhile, police are also seeking witnesses to another fatality in Melbourne’s east.

A motorcyclist dying in hospital overnight after being hit by a car that was turning right from York Street onto Mont Albert Road in Mont Albert shortly before 6pm.

The driver is assisting police with their enquiries.

Macquarie National News