Police seek witnesses to fatal motorcycle collision at Mirboo North

Latrobe Highway Patrol officers are appealing for a witness to come forward following a fatal motorcycle collision in Mirboo North this morning.

It is believed a motorcycle was travelling north-east on the Strzelecki Highway when it crashed into the rear of a red Mitsubishi sedan waiting to turn into Darlimurla Road about 10.50am.

The driver of the Mitsubishi was not injured and stopped to assist at the scene.

It is believed the motorcycle then collided with a white Toyota 4WD which was travelling in the opposite direction.

The female driver and her male passenger were not injured and also assisted at the scene

The male rider, who is yet to be formally identified, died at the scene.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the collision and are hoping to speak to a man who stopped at the scene and was driving a white 4WD northbound on Strzelecki Highway.

The Strzelecki Highway is expected to remain closed between Mirboo North and Thorpdale for some time.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or who has dash cam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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2019: 36

2018: 23

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