Lucky to be alive

AN ELDERLY man was fortunate to be alive after his sedan collided with a truck in Leongatha yesterday (Monday).

The Ford sedan and truck crashed at the intersection of Koonwarra Road, and Long, Bair and Ogilvy streets at around 3pm.

Police said it appeared the Ford was turning right onto Ogilvy Street and failed to give way to traffic entering Koonwarra Road from Long Street.

Both drivers were taken to Leongatha Hospital and the Ford was written off.

The driver of the truck was a man in his late fifties and the driver of the Ford was said by police to be an elderly man.

Police, SES, fire brigades and ambulances all attended the scene.
SES assisted with diverting traffic.

Smashed car: a truck rammed into a sedan at the intersection of Koonwarra Road, and Long, Bair and Ogilvy streets in Leongatha yesterday (Monday) after the car failed to give way, police said.

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