Fatal collision at Longford

A 40-YEAR-old Toongabbie man died in a fatal collision on the Rosedale-Longford Rd near Kellys Rd Thursday morning when his car collided head on with a log truck.

Killed on impact, the man, the sole occupant and driver of the vehicle, was travelling east along the Rosedale-Longford Rd towards Longford when the car and truck collided just before 6.30am.

Police, CFA and SES attended the scene.

The truck driver was taken by ambulance to Central Gippsland Health Service, Sale, with non life-threatening injuries. It is believed he is also being treated for shock.

The Rosedale-Longford Rd was closed in both directions, with local diversions in place for most of the morning.

Police continue to investigate the cause of incident, calling for witnesses to help them in their inquiries.

Police urge people with information to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit www.crimestoppers.com.au.