Crash at Kangaroo Flat: Pictures, video

VIDEO: Leigh Sharp

UPDATE 9.30PM: The man who crashed his car in Kangaroo Flat tonight was from Bendigo, police say.

UPDATE 7.55PM: Ambulance Victoria said a man in his 40s was taken to hospital in a stable condition, complaining of back and abdominal soreness.

UPDATE 7.35PM: A man in his 40s has been taken to Bendigo hospital with unknown injuries after hitting a traffic light on High Street, Kangaroo Flat.

Bendigo police Constable Ricki-Lee Turton said the male driver, the sole occupant of the ute, was travelling north along High Street when he veered left into a parked car about 6.55pm, hitting a traffic light pole on the left-hand side of the road.

Constable Turton said the man appeared to be having a fit of some sort.

"It is not known whether drugs or alcohol have played a part at this stage," she said.

Constable Turton said it was unknown what speed the car was travelling but inquiries were pending.

North-bound traffic was temporarily blocked while emergency services attended the scene.

The road has been re-opened. 

EARLIER: A car has hit a pole on High Street in Kangaroo Flat. 

A male driver was travelling towards Bendigo when the crash occurred. 

Two ambulances and two police vehicles are on scene. 

The road is cordoned off. 

More to come. 


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