THE woman and her young granddaughter are in a stable condition in hospital, an Ambulance Victoria spokesperson confirmed.
The pair were taken to Bendigo Health after a truck crashed into the back of their Nissan Micra about 2pm on Monday.
Fire crews and the State Emergency Service helped remove the woman from the vehicle.
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Marong Road was closed to traffic in both directions for about 30 minutes. The road is now clear.
Senior Constable Levina Bell, from the Bendigo Highway Patrol, said the crash was an important reminder for motorists pay attention.
"People need to be aware that the number of vehicles on the road has increased greatly now that all of the restrictions have lifted," she said.
"Christmas is coming up and everyone is in a hurry to get where they need to be. They need to slow down and be a lot more aware and not have a lot of in-cabin distractions.
"Everyone just needs to be a lot more aware."
A WOMAN and her infant grandchild have been taken to Bendigo Hospital following a crash in Golden Square.
Bendigo Highway Patrol Senior Constable Levina Bell said the pair were in a Nissan Micra when a truck collided with the back of their car on Marong Road on Monday afternoon.
The 52-year-old woman is being treated for suspected upper body injuries while her nearly 12-month-old granddaughter has been taken to hospital as a precaution but appears to be fit and well.
Senior Constable Bell said the truck driver was a 51-year-old Lockwood man.
She said the man was tested for drugs and alcohol but was cleared and is continuing to assist police.
The grandmother was travelling towards Eaglehawk Road when she stopped to turn right onto Booth Street.
The truck - travelling in the same direction - collided with the car at about 2pm.
Senior Constable Bell said speed was not a factor in the collision.
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