Calls For Witnesses After Man Dies In Illowa Road Collision

Investigation is ongoing

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11 January 2018

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Police are calling for witnesses after a man died following a two-car collision in Illowa yesterday.

Investigators were told the man had been travelling along the Princes Highway when he attempted to overtake a row of cars in front of him just after 2.30pm.

His car collided with an oncoming vehicle travelling in the opposite direction.

As a result, the vehicle that was struck overturned, with the male driver, a New Zealand national, and two children taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver and sole occupant of the first car, a 62-year-old Koroit man, was airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

He died in hospital this afternoon.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report to

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