Fatal collision at Myrtlebank

Police are appealing to witnesses for a crash on Myrtlebank Rd on Monday. File photo

Police are investigating a fatal head-on collision in Myrtlebank on Monday afternoon.

It is understood the two vehicles, a sedan and a grey utility, collided on Myrtlebank Rd near Maffra-Sale Rd about 4.30pm on Monday, January 3.

The sedan burst into flames before the fire was extinguished by emergency services.

Sadly, the driver of the sedan, who was yet to be formally identified yesterday, died at the scene.

The male driver and female passenger of the grey utility, which was towing a caravan, were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officer in Charge of Wellington Highway Patrol Ellane Clarke said that the crash was still in its early investigation stage, with currently no dash cam footage received.

“We are hoping that members of the public have footage of a white statesman,” Officer Clarke said, “it was possibly travelling along Bengworden Road”.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or who may have dash cam footage, is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.