UPDATE: 12.15pm: Police are searching for a driver who fled the scene of a crash that seriously injured an 89-year-old man.
The fleeing driver is not believed to be at fault for the two-car collision but will likely face charges after failing to remain at the scene, the Bendigo Highway Patrol's Sergeant Mick McCrann said.
"In the grand scheme of things, whatever offences this other person (the fleeing driver) may have committed they could have at least done the right thing and stopped to make sure another human being was OK," he said.
"That's what I expect and we will do our best to track them down now and do whatever it is they need to to pay the price for what they've done here today."
The driver abandoned the car near to the crash site in Excell Street.
Police believe the driver of the other vehicle, a blue Holden sedan, crashed into a gold-coloured Holden Commodore at about 11.15am on Holdsworth Road.
One man was trapped in the blue car and SES members had to remove him.
"It appears at this stage that he has significant leg injuries but we expect he will pull through," Sergeant McCrann said.
The injured man was taken to the Bendigo Hospital in a stable condition.
Anyone with information about the driver should contact the Bendigo police station or Crime Stoppers.
UPDATE, 11.50am: An 89-year-old Eaglehawk man has been freed from the car that crashed into a fence in Long Gully.
Police at the scene said he has significant leg injuries.
Police said the crash occurred when the Eaglehawk man driving the blue Holden sedan, hit another car at the intersection.
The other car involved - a gold-coloured Holden Commodore - left the scene.
The gold commodore car was found abandoned in nearby Excell Street.
EARLIER: SES and CFA crews are working to free the driver of a car involved in a crash in Long Gully.
The crash occurred just after 11am at the corner of Kinross Street and Holdsworth Road after the car mounted a kerb and hit a fence.
Both roads are closed at the intersection.
Police and paramedics are also on scene.
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