A major truck rollover during peak hour has caused major delays in Melbourne’s west.
Just after 9am on Friday, a truck reportedly smashed into another truck, as well as a transit van on Robinsons Road in Ravenhall, about 25 km west of Melbourne.
Two people were stuck in one of the trucks, with emergency services on scene helping to extract them just after 10.30am.
Two southbound lanes of Robinsons Road, Derrimut are blocked near the Deer Park Bypass due to a truck rollover. Emergency services are now attending. Consider using Mt. Derrimut Road or Fitzgerald Road as alternatives. Allow extra time through the area. #victrafficpic.twitter.com/z1lw1pdRgR
— VicTraffic (@VicTraffic) March 30, 2023
Ambulance Victoria said paramedics were called to a report of a truck collision just after 9am.
“Two people were trapped in a truck for some time.”
The driver of the truck and his passenger have since been taken to the Royal Melbourne Hospital with lower body injuries in a stable condition.
Robinsons Road has been closed for southbound traffic at the bypass, with commuters encouraged to take Fitzgerald Road as an alternative.
Two people have been hospitalised in the crash. Picture: 7NEWS
Drivers are also reminded to expect delays in both directions near the smash.
Victoria Police told NCA NewsWire they are investigating the ongoing incident.
Anyone who witnessed the collision or with dashcam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au
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