Fatal Collision Leaves Two Dead

Police are currently investigating the circumstances behind a collision at Newry Sunday afternoon which resulted in a double fatality.

A silver Mercedes sedan collided with a silver Mazda utility at an intersection on Three Chain Road and Newry Boisdale Road at around 1:40pm Sunday afternoon.

The 72 year old male driver of the Mercedes from Maffra, who is yet to be identified, died at the scene. The female passenger, also 70 years old and from Maffra, was airlifted to hospital in a critical condition. Recent news finds she later died in hospital on Monday.

The two occupants of the utility emerged uninjured.

Police are urging any witnesses or anyone with further information that will assist in the investigation to contact crime stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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