Man flown to Melbourne after Stratford collision

A 23-YEAR-old Gormandale man was flown to Melbourne’s Alfred Hospital following a single vehicle collision east of Stratford on Friday about 5.15pm.

The male driver was travelling west towards Stratford along the Princes Highway when the car he was driving veered off the road and hit a tree.

The highway was closed while police, ambulance, CFA and SES crews worked to free the man from the vehicle.

Police said paramedics didn’t detect any signs of serious injury, but the man was flown to the Alfred Hospital because of the severity of the accident.

Police are investigating the cause of the collision.

ROSEDALE police are investigating a theft of 2000 litres of diesel fuel siphoned from five earth moving machines overnight on October 28 and 29 from a work site at Blind Joes Creek near the Rosedale Caravan Park.

They are also investigating the theft of a blue Kipor brand 2kva generator from the rear of a utility in Duke St, Rosedale, on the same night.

Police urge people with information to phone Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000 or Rosedale police station.