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Trio injured in collision

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October 04, 2017

A car and truck collided on the Northern Hwy on Monday.

A car and truck collided on the Northern Hwy on Monday.

A CAR collided with a truck on the Northern Hwy between Echuca and Rochester on Monday.

Both vehicles were travelling north when the car crashed into the side of the truck which was turning left into Middleton Rd.

Campaspe Highway Patrol Sergeant Paul Nicoll said the two occupants of the car and the sole occupant of the truck were all taken to Echuca hospital.

‘‘All were taken to Echuca with minor injuries,’’ he said.

‘‘The cause of the accident is still under investigation.’’

A 76-year-old Echuca man, the driver of the car, needed to be pulled from the car by police and paramedics.

His 71-year-old female passenger, also from Echuca, and the 26-year-old male truck driver from Moama were also taken to hospital.

The highway was reduced to one lane as the accident was cleared.

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