Police, SES, CFA and Ambulance Victoria respond after crash at the Sternberg Street and McIvor Highway intersection

FIRE FIGHTERS have freed a woman who was trapped briefly following a car crash at the intersection of the McIvor Highway and Sternberg Street this evening.

Traffic lanes through the intersection from Sternberg to Kennedy Street were blocked in both directions as Victoria Police, Ambulance Victoria, the CFA and the SES responded. One McIvor Highway outbound land was also closed.

Victoria Police leading senior constablePat Allan said it was believed a male P-plater in a car travelling north on Sternberg street went through a red light and struck a white east-bound vehicle turning onto Kennedy Street.

The woman was treated by paramedics at the scene and transported to hospital.

Leading senior constable Allan said police were considering issuing an infringement notice to the P-plater for failing to stop at a red light.