The Bridgewater-Serpentine Road has now reopened, a VicRoads spokesman says.
Update, Thursday, 6.45am
Travelers are being encouraged to avoid the Bridgewater-Serpentine Road this morning after yesterday’s fatal collision.
VicRoads is encouraging people to find alternative routes as they await Victoria Police advice about reopening the road.
Eastbound lanes of the Inglewood-Serpentine Road are also closed, VicRoads says.
The Bridgewater-Serpentine Road remains closed between the Loddon Highway and Inglewood Road, a spokesperson said.
Update, Wednesday, 7.05pm:
A woman has died after a truck and a car collided in Salisbury West this afternoon.
Police have confirmed the car’s driver died at the scene.
The woman has yet to be formally identified.
Her female passenger taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The truck driver is assisting police with their inquiries.
Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are attending the scene at Bridgewater-Serpentine Road.
Police said the circumstances surrounding the crash had yet to be established.
Road closures were expected to remain in place between Bridgewater and Serpentine for some time.
Police said the crash occurred about 4.45pm.
Anyone with information or who witnessed the collision is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au
EARLIER: Emergency services remain at the scene of a fatal crash at Salisbury West.
The crash occurred about 5pm at Bridgewater-Serpentine Road.
One person has died and a high-school-aged girl has been taken to Bendigo Hospital.
A man in his 40s has been taken to Bendigo Hospital for observation following an unrelated single vehicle rollover at Redesdale.
Emergency services were called to Siddles Road about 5.15pm.
An Ambulance Victoria spokesperson said the man had no obvious injuries.
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