Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are investigating a fatal two car collision that has claimed the life of a passenger in Lilydale on Monday afternoon, 8 August.
Investigators have been told a taxi was travelling east on Hull Road, approaching the intersection of Mooroolbark Road, when a car turned in front of the taxi causing the collision about 1.20pm.
Two passengers in the taxi, an 89-year-old man and an 84-year-old woman, both of Croydon, were taken to hospital with what was believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.
Sadly the 84-year-old woman later died in hospital as a result of her injuries.
The 89-year-old man remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.
The driver of the taxi was uninjured.
The driver of the other car, a 27-year-old Mt Evelyn woman, stopped at the scene and assisted police with their enquiries.
The exact circumstances surrounding the collision are being investigated
Anyone with information, dashcam/CCTV footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.auExternal Link