Police investigate fatal collision at Bannockburn

An elderly man has died and his female passenger is in hospital with critical injuries following a collision at Bannockburn earlier this afternoon, Victoria Police say.

The crash happened at the intersection of Clyde Hill Road and the Midland Highway at 4.30pm.

The collision occurred when a Nissan sedan, travelling south west on Clyde Hill Road collided with a 4×4 utility, towing a caravan, on the Midland Highway.

The driver of the sedan, a 79-year-old man, died as a result of the collision while his passenger, a woman in her 70s was airlifted to a Melbourne hospital.

The occupants of the utility, a man and a woman and a small child were conveyed to a Geelong hospital with minor injuries.

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