Fatal crash: Car collides with bus on Midland Highway near Ballarat
ONE person has died after a car collided with a bus in Victoria’s central west.
Police believe the car veered on to the wrong side of the Midland Highway at Sulky, about 12km north of Ballarat, before hitting the bus about 3.30pm today.
The car’s driver, who is yet to be identified, died at the scene.
The bus driver and a passenger have been flown to hospital with serious injuries. Seven other people on the bus were treated for minor injuries.
Police continue to investigate the incident. Anyone who witnessed the collision is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or confidentially at crimestoppersvic.com.au