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 Stanhope men were arrested after police executed warrants at a residential property on Friday last week.
Pete O’Neill and Abby Hicks are national champions at the completion of the 2015 Australian Barefoot Championships held last week.
Popular Tatura hairdresser Gabrielle Dodd and her English beau Daniel Coombs were married at Sacred Heart Church on Friday.
Echuca Community for the Aged will hold its second Aged Care Expo tomorrow.
When you are 16 and aiming for the sky you know there is a hard road to hoe. Eamonn Tiernan caught up with budding AFL prospect Joe Atley to find out what goes on inside the mind of a teenage rising star.
Local MP calls for community applications
A special event will take place at Pioneer Park on Sunday.
Tributes flow for Finley's inspiring mother, friend and farming advocate Jennifer Hawkins
Concerned Costerfield residents had the chance to voice their antimony health concerns last week after an independent facilitator was appointed.
More than 600 people enjoyed the Rumble in the Gums youth event on April 11 at the Cobram skate park.
Nationals locked in for 5 years
Widespread rain late last week and on Saturday put a smile on the faces of farmers preparing to sow crops or waiting for weeds to emerge on early-sown rye-grass.
Emergency services are on scene of a two-car crash on the Midland Hwy, near Benalla. Two people have died. Traffic is being diverted.
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.