Head-on claims life at Montgomery

POLICE attended a fatality at Montgomery on the Princes Highway between Sale and Stratford just before 8.30am this morning, after a truck and car collided head-on near Cobains Rd. 

A section of the highway was closed for an extended time, with diversions put in place.

Police had not ascertained the identity of the person driving the car at the time of going to print.

Police did not mention whether the driver was the car’s only occupant.

The truck driver escaped with minor injuries. 

Police will prepare a report for the Coroner.