Man still in serious but stable state

A MAN who was flown to The Alfred hospital on Wednesday night after a collision on the Calder Highway is in a serious but stable condition.

The man, in his 70s, sustained pelvic and abdominal injuries after the vehicle he was driving collided with another car near Harcourt.

The man made a U-turn onto the freeway from the access ramp at Harcourt and drove the wrong way down the road for a short time before colliding with a south-bound vehicle about 3.15pm. 

His passenger was treated on scene for minor injuries, and four other people were transported to Bendigo Health. The Calder Freeway was closed south-bound for about an hour while the scene was cleared. 

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