An eleven car crash in Melbourne has left one man in a life threatening condition in hospital and seven others were seriously injured.
The crash occurred on one of the city’s busiest arterial roads and at the intersection of Sydney Road and the Metropolitan Ring Road at Fawkner.
According to police a truck collided with multiple cars and traffic light when exiting the Ring Road, crossing at least 6 lanes and crashing into 8 vehicles.
A man in his thirties, who was a passenger in the first car struck is fighting for his life in hospital.
Seven other people including the truck driver and a school girl were also injured.
Two other people were trapped in a separate car and had to be rescued.
A number of people were assessed on the scene but did not require hospital treatment.
This crash is a reminder of the devastation that can result from a truck crash.