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Man dies after Garvoc crash

July 14, 2023 6:28 am in by

police vehicle RMcL GB Dec 2022A Belmont man has died in hospital, a week after a crash in the state’s west.

Emergency services were called to Garvoc on July 5 to reports of a collision between a white Mitsubishi Triton and a grey Toyota Hilux towing a trailer.

Police say the collision caused the trailer to snap off and continue 30 metres along the road.

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The driver of the Mitsubishi, a 61-year-old from Belmont, was flown to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

He passed away on Wednesday.

The driver of the Toyota, a 50-year-old man from Garvoc, was not injured.

Police are preparing a report for the coroner.

One hundred and sixty-four people have now died on Victoria’s roads this year, 39 more than this time in 2022.

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Picture: File image [Geelong Broadcasters]

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