Police kept busy with crashes

LOCAL police were kept busy with collisions at the weekend, with crashes in Rosedale, Sale and Yarram.

The most serious was a collision in Rosedale where one driver was airlifted to the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne and another taken by ambulance to Latrobe Regional Hospital.

The accident happened about 5pm Saturday when two vehicles collided on the Princes Highway east of Cricket St.

Police said the airlifted driver had suffered head injuries and fractures, while the other driver suffered bruising to the chest and a gashed leg.

The air ambulance, ambulance, SES, police and CFA attended the scene.

Rosedale police are seeking witnesses to the collision and urge those who saw the crash to phone them on 5199 2222.

Yarram police are continuing their investigations into an accident about 1am Sunday morning where a P-plate driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a tree.

Police said the 20-year-old Morwell man lost control of the vehicle on a corner, and suffered no serious injuries.

Sale police were called to an accident in Wurruk on Saturday just before 3pm after two vehicles collided.

Police said the collision occurred between a vehicle heading towards Melbourne on the Princes Highway and one which had pulled out of Reid Drive.

Two women, one in her late 30s and the other late 20s, were the only occupants in their vehicles, and were taken to Sale hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

One driver was trapped in her vehicle and was freed by the SES.