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Man flown to hospital after Melbourne freeway crash

Man flown to hospital after Melbourne freeway crash
A man has been flown to hospital after a serious crash on a freeway in Melbourne's south-west.
Emergency crews were called to the Princes Freeway near the Geelong police checkpoint out of metropolitan Melbourne, following reports a car and a truck collided about two kilometres before the Little River Road exit.
Princes Freeway west crash site. (9News)
Traffic is building along the Princes Freeway. (9News)
The man's condition is not yet known. He was airlifted to the Royal Melbourne Hospital.
Traffic is building at the scene, with extensive delays heading into Geelong due to all lanes being closed.
The freeway is expected to be closed for up to four hours.
Drivers are advised to avoid that area.