Police Investigate Fatal Collision In Naringal East

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are investigating following a fatal collision in Naringal East yesterday.

Police were told a Holden Rodeo ute and a Proton Jumbuck ute were travelling on Cobden-Warrnambool Road in opposite directions when they collided about 3.30pm.

The driver and sole occupant of the Proton, a 62-year-old Warrnambool man, was taken to hospital with life-threatening-injuries but later died.

The driver of the Holden, a 19-year-old Jancourt East man, was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries where he remains under police guard.

The circumstances surrounding the incident are yet to be established and an investigation is ongoing.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, with dashcam footage or information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

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