Police are responding to fatal collision in Lilydale

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

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