Police are responding to fatal collision in Leongatha

One person has died following a two car collision in Leongatha in South Gippsland this morning.

Emergency services were called to South Gippsland Highway near Steele Street just after 3am.

There were two female occupants in the first vehicle, one of them has died at the scene the other has been taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The other vehicle’s single male occupant was trapped and has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition.

All involved are yet to be formally identified and the exact cause of the collision is yet to be determined at this stage.

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are investigating and there will be diversions in the area for some time.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or with any dashcam footage is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

Provisional Lives Lost:

2019: 241

2018: 184

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