UPDATE 11.55am: Police say today’s crash is an opportunity to remind motorists of the dangers when turning right at a busy intersection.
Acting Senior Sergeant Mick McCrann said neither drugs nor alcohol appeared to be a factor in the crash, it was simply a fail to give way.
“The message is simply this: while you’re going about your business and you’re turning right and you’re going against the flow of traffic, if I could remind you to just take a couple of extra seconds and not end up in this situation,” he said.
While it was unusual to have a vehicle roll at an intersection like the one involved, Acting Senior Sergeant McCrann said it wasn’t uncommon when a car failed to give way.
He praised the quick efforts of emergency services who responded to the scene.
UPDATE 11.35am: A 20-year-old man from Cohuna has been taken to Bendigo Health following a crash on Don Street.
The man was the driver of a Toyota Corolla which flipped onto its roof in a collision with another vehicle.
He was freed by emergency services after becoming mechanically trapped in the vehicle.
Police at the scene said it appeared the Toyota had failed to give way to the other car, a white Ford Falcon.
UPDATE 11.25am: A person who was trapped in a car that came to rest on its roof in a crash has now been freed by emergency service workers.
EARLIER: A car has rolled onto its roof in a crash at the intersection of Barnard and Don streets in Ironbark.
The east-bound lane of Barnard Street has been blocked as SES volunteers work on the red Toyota sedan at the busy intersection.
Traffic heading north on Don Street is also blocked.
Paramedics, the CFA and police are also in attendance.
Two cars were involved in the crash, a red Toyota sedan and a white Ford.
More to come.