Sale man dies in Flynn three-care collision

A SALE man died at the scene of a fatal accident in Flynn on Christmas Eve.

Police were told three vehicles collided on the Princes Highway near Barrs Lane about 1.20pm.

The 83-year-old man – the driver of one of the vehicles – died at the scene, while a 64-year-old Morwell woman in another car suffered life-threatening injuries and was airlifted to a Melbourne hospital.

Three people in the third vehicle were uninjured.

The Princes Highway was closed in both directions, with eastbound motorists using Traralgon-Maffra Rd through Glengarry, and westbound motorists using Flynns Creek Rd.

The Major Collision Investigation Unit is investigating.

Investigators wish to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or who has dash camera footage.

People with information should phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.