An elderly man was airlifted to Melbourne and ambulances took three people to hospital following a five-car collision near Yarrawonga yesterday.ESTELLE GRIEPINK April 29, 2014 4:45am
Yarrawonga police Sergeant John Higgins said the crash occurred on Benalla-Yarrawonga Rd about 30
Four of the five cars were severely damaged, including a blue Mazda sedan that lost its roof.
A silver four-wheel-drive carrying a young family of six was also involved.
Ambulance Victoria spokeswoman Gabrielle Degenhardt said a man, 74, was airlifted to The Alfred hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
Three women, two who are believed to be a mother and daughter, were taken to Yarrawonga Base Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
Sgt Higgins said the cause of the crash was yet to be determined.
‘‘We’re making inquiries as to how the collision or possible collisions have occurred,’’ he said.
‘‘This is just a timely reminder that all motorists should be vigilant on the road of the atmospheric conditions and everything around them. Driving cars on our road isn’t something to be taken for granted.’’
The late Margaret 'Dharrul' Wirrpanda has joined Mooroopna's Alf 'Uncle Boydie' Turner as an inductee this year into the Victorian Indigenous Honour Roll.
Yarrawonga Football Netball Club has confirmed the appointment of Brendan Fevola as co-coach for season 2015.
Goulburn Valley Fins and Fenders Car Club is getting ready to host its second annual Show and Shine event at Tatura Racecourse on Saturday, October 18.
Residents are being warned they could face severe penalties if out of control burn-offs damaged someone else’s property.
The Nanneella hall and recreation reserve committee is inviting everyone to join its clearance sale on October 25.
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Developer of the Elloura estate wants to build another road to Buckley Park among other changes.
Terry Hogan has stood down as Mayor of Jerilderie Shire due to an ongoing battle with cancer.
Heathcote Community House staff are encouraging people to send a postcard to show their support.
Minister for Local Government and Aboriginal Affairs Tim Bull visits Cobram to assist councils and incumbent MP.
Keen Deni Ute Muster fans rolled into town early for the weekend's event.
The only consistent thing about frost damage in crops was its random nature, a cropping expert told his field day audience at Finley last Friday.
Last week's Coledale poll dorset stud ram sale was the best in the stud's 45-year history.
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