Police are investigating an accident at Burramboot on the Heathcote-Rochester Rd in which four people were killed last night.March 9, 2014 10:58am
UPDATE: The deaths of four people in a horror accident has been been described as a ‘‘true disaster’’ by Victoria Police Assistant Commissioner Robert Hill.
Police have confirmed two of the victims are Rochester men, aged 52 and 53, while the 18-year-old Bendigo driver of the other vehicle and his 19 year-old Elmore man was also killed.
Assistant Commissioner Robert Hill said there was a clear indication of excessive speed involved, with witnesses speaking of hoon behaviour shortly before the crash.
10.58am: Police are investigating a fatal accident at Burramboot last night.
The accident happened on the Heathcote-Rochester Rd about 10pm.
Investigators have confirmed two occupants of the first car are dead, while three other occupants of the same vehicle have been taken to hospital, two to Melbourne and one to Bendigo, with serious injuries.
The two occupants of the second car were also killed.
Major Collision Investigation Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the collision.
The deceased are yet to be formally identified.
More in tomorrow’s Riverine Herald.
Two men charged over the armed robbery of a Shepparton service station have been remanded in custody until next week.
The 2014 Yarrawonga Mulwala Multisport Festival has been hailed a huge success by organisers and participants alike.
The fifth annual King Billy Retreat Open Garden Party will be held at Rushworth on Saturday and Sunday, October 25-26, from 10 am to 4 pm.
Echuca College students Calum Pearson, Luke Judd, Kiriana Epararma, Harriet Nilon, Kyle Melhuish and Stephanie Chong are heading to China.
A former Rochester resident is helping women with their confidence and their horses.
Accusations of bullying, disrespect and dangerous conduct.
And the school's best all-rounder for this year.
Finley's Mark Whiley has been traded from the GWS Giants to Carlton - the club he has supported all his life.
District residents are being invited to enjoy Oktooberfest celebrations at Tooborac Hotel and Brewery.
Momentum builds for the greatest show in Cobram, with young and old expected to lap up family attractions in sunny conditions.
Water users have welcomed the governments' announcement of a $350 million package for new irrigation efficiency programs in NSW, but say water availability is in need of improvement.
Farmers and anyone interested in big boys’ toys will be fascinated to check out an unmanned helicopter in action at an Ardmona orchard.
Judge comments, If I were single, I'd marry this steak!
Discover unbelievable local deals from local businesses every week in the Goulburn and Murray Valley area with Leapon.com.au!
Search properties for sale or rent across North Central Victoria and Southern NSW. Visit your local website for local homes....
Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.
Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.