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Fatal collision near Hamilton - update

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Tarrington near Hamilton this morning. It… Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Tarrington near Hamilton this morning.

It is believed a truck and 4WD collided head-on, on the Glenelg Highway about 6.05am.

The b-double truck caught fire, which was extinguished by CFA members.

The driver of the 4WD, a 26-year-old South Australian man, died at the scene.

His passenger, a 17-year-old South Australian boy received life-threatening injuries and was airlifted to hospital.

The male truck driver is yet to be located, however police suspect his remains may be located in the wreckage.

The Glenelg Highway has been closed while the crash scene is cleared.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or to make a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au



Acting Sergeant Melissa Seach

Media Officer

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