Two-car crash in Strathdale affects flow of traffic

UPDATE 12.40pm: A motorist will receive a penalty notice for failing to give way following a crash on McIvor Road this morning.

The male driver of a black Mazda sedan, aged about 30, attempted to make a right-hand turn onto McIvor Road from Crook Street.

He failed to see a silver Toyota travelling west on McIvor Road and ran into the side of the vehicle, pushing it into a light pole on the median strip.

The female driver of the Toyota was taken to Bendigo Health with chest pain.

Both vehicles were towed from the scene.

EARLIER: Emergency services are at the scene of a two-car crash at the intersection of McIvor Road and Crook Street.

The cars have been pushed up onto the median strip and one has crashed into a light pole.

Paramedics are seeing to a woman at the scene.

Police and CFA are also in attendance.

Traffic on McIvor Road has been restricted to one lane either side of the road.

The right-hand turning lane into Crook Street is also closed.