Police are currently in Kew following a four-car collision this afternoon which has left a man with life-threatening injuries.
Investigators believe the driver of a Honda station wagon travelling east on the Eastern Freeway may have had a medical episode before exiting the freeway at Chandler Highway about midday.
The 72-year-old’s vehicle subsequently crashed into the rear of a stationary Hyundai station wagon waiting at traffic lights at the intersection of the Chandler Highway.
The Hyundai was pushed forward and stuck by two north-bound vehicles, a Mitsubishi hatchback and a Honda sedan.
The driver of the Hyundai, a 32-year-old man from Glen Waverley, sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to hospital.
His passenger, 29-year-old woman, was not injured.
The driver of the Honda, a 72-year-old man, was transported to hospital with minor injuries.
His passenger, an 84-year-old woman, was transported to hospital with serious injuries.
The driver and sole occupant of the Mitsubishi Colt, a 59-year-old Alphington woman, sustained serious injuries and was transported to hospital.
The driver of the Honda sedan, a 29-year-old Northcote woman and her two female passengers, a 30-year-old and 33-year-old, were uninjured.
Anyone with information or dashcam is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or file a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au