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 facilitator of a new program to help empower women with a disability to become leaders in the community says it is time to stand up.
The Mulwala Lions had satisfying and hard fought win, in difficult conditions, against last year’s grand finalists at Lonsdale Reserve on Saturday.
The second annual Bonnie and Clyde Rods, Rats and Rides Festival fired up at Tatura Park at the weekend (April 11-12), drawing thousands of petrol heads and rockabilly music lovers to Tatura.
Race two of Kyabram’s Harness Racing meet, held at Echuca on Sunday evening, was declared a no-race when the Michael Bellman-driven Never Look Back fell with about 800m remaining.
Hundreds rose early for Dawn Services across the district on Saturday to commemorate 100 years since the Gallipoli landings.
Kyabram and District Sportstar of the Year nominations finalised
Three local clubs get together at Kings Park.
Tributes flow for Finley's inspiring mother, friend and farming advocate Jennifer Hawkins
Heathcote police are appealing for information after a woman was injured in a hit-and-run incident on Anzac Day.
Cobram Barooga locals are being asked to host an Australia's Biggest Morning Tea to raise money for the Australian Cancer Council.
The Deniliquin Domestic Violence Liaison Committee hosted a community lunch at the ‘Rocket Park’ on Thursday to celebrate the launch of its new banner.
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.
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