Man flown to hospital following Anakie crash

June 27, 2023 8:01 am in by


Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash near Anakie that resulted in a 50-yeard-old man being airlifted to hospital early Tuesday morning.

Emergency services were called to reports of a collision between a truck and car on the corner of Stacey’s and Ballan roads just before 6am, where thedriver of a Ford Festiva was reportedly trapped until crews freed him almost 30 minutes later.

The 54-year-old from Anakie was flown to the Royal Melbourne Hospital in a serious but stable condition with lower body injuries.

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The truck driver, a 52-year-old Curlewis man, is helping police with their enquiries.

Police believe thetruck was travelling along Staceys Road, when it collided head-on with the Ford Festiva at the intersection of the two roads around 5:50am.

They’re appelling for anyone with information or dash cam footage to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Image: Corner of Stacey’s and Ballan Road, Lovely Banks (Google maps)