Man remains in Bendigo hospital

A 70-YEAR-OLD man is in a stable condition at Bendigo Health with broken ribs after his car crashed into a tree at Knowsley. 

The man from Carapooee West crashed into a tree on Sunday on the Derrinal-Crosby Road which caused the tree to fall on his car.

Heathcote police Sergeant John Olver said initial reports showed there was a man trapped in the car but he was out of the vehicle when emergency services arrived. 

"We got the call at 10.10am," he said.

“He lost control of the car but the major contributor is the road.

 “He crashed into a tree and then the tree fell on the car."

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