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Source: State of Victoria Police

Monday, 19 October 2020 09:15

A second person has died following a collision in Montrose today.

It’s understood a truck collided with a Toyota sedan on Mount Dandenong Road about 3.45pm.

That sedan then collided with a third vehicle, which then collided with a fourth vehicle.

A 69-year-old woman from Mooroolbark, who was a passenger in the sedan, was declared deceased at the scene.

The male driver of the sedan, a 72-year-old man also from Mooroolbark, was airlifted to hospital but later died.

No one else sustained injuries.

The driver of the truck is assisting police with their enquiries.

Detectives from Major Collision Investigation Unit have been notified and are attending the scene.

Mount Dandenong Road, between the Montrose roundabout and Canterbury Road remains closed westbound.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who may have dash cam footage, is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

For the current provisional lives lost tally please visit https://www.police.vic.gov.au/news.

Alex Day

Media Advisor

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