Head On Collision Claims 2 Lives

A man and women were killed in a road crash involving their ute and a truck recently.

The couple were travelling in the ute when it veered onto the wrong side of the road and into oncoming traffic where it collided with a truck at Beaufort.

The man and woman travelling in the ute towing a trailer died on the scene while the driver of the truck was taken to hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The exact cause of the crash which resulted in the Western Highway being closed in both directions, has not yet been determined.

This year there have already been 223 people killed on Victorian roads.

The death of the man and woman brought the number of fatalities on the road in Victoria on that particular day to 5. Find out more http://www.stawelltimes.com.au/story/5080486/two-people-killed-in-head-on-crash-with-truck-in-beaufort/