Fatal at Great Western

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal collision which occurred in Great Western this morning.

Investigators have been told a car and a truck collided on the Western Highway about 10am.

The driver and only occupant of the car, believed to be a man in his 60s, died at the scene.

The male driver of the truck was trapped in his vehicle for a short time before being released and taken to hospital for treatment.

His female passenger did not require treatment.

The circumstances surrounding the collision are still being established.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who may have dash cam footage, is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

For the current provisional lives lost tally please see https://www.police.vic.gov.au/news

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