Fatal at Dixons Creek


By Kath Gannaway

Police and emergency services are at the scene of a fatal collision in Dixons Creek with the Melba Highway closed to traffic in both directions north of Black Spur Track/Hargreaves Road and Healesville-Kinglake Road.
Investigators believe two vehicles collided head-on about 5.45am on Friday, 16 February, on the Melba Highway.
Police say the exact circumstances surrounding the incident are yet to be established, however at this stage it is believed one of the vehicles veered onto the other side of the road.
The male driver and sole occupant, who is yet to be formally identified, died at the scene.
The male driver and sole occupant of the second vehicle sustained minor injuries.
It is believed a truck was also involved in a minor crash with one of the vehicles following the collision.
The truck driver was not injured.
Anyone with information or who may have witnessed the collision is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or www.crimestoppersvic.com.au