Police are responding to fatal collision at Welshpool

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal collision which occurred in Welshpool this afternoon.

Emergency services were called to the South Gippsland Highway about 2.30pm after reports a truck and car had collided.

A female passenger died at the scene while the female driver of the car has been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the truck was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and is assisting police with their enquires.

Investigators are appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash or dashcam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

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