Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are investigating a fatal collision in Tuerong this afternoon.
A collision occurred between tow truck and car on Balnarring Road, near Gillett Road, about 3pm, causing both vehicles to run off the road and down an embankment.
The female rear-seat passenger in the car died at the scene.
The female driver and male front-seat passenger were both cut from the car and airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The truck driver, a 39-year-old Lyndhurst man, is currently in custody and assisting police with their enquiries.
Anyone who witnessed the crash, with further information or dash cam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au
Victoria Police News – Saturday, 1 February 2020