A A

Man dies following collision in Thomastown

A man has died in hospital following a collision in Thomastown on Tuesday morning. Police believe a tipper truck with… A man has died in hospital following a collision in Thomastown on Tuesday morning.

Police believe a tipper truck with a bob-cat loaded on the back was parked on the side of Edgars Road with its hazard lights on when a van has driven into the back of it about 6.50am.

The driver of the van, a 53-year-old man, was trapped for a short time before he was freed and taken to hospital.

The Broadmeadows man died in hospital yesterday.

The investigation continues and Greensborough Highway Patrol members are appealing for witnesses.

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



Lives lost

2016: 96

2015: 88

Amelia Penhall

Media Officer

49364