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Four accidents now

Four accidents now

Two more accidents have occurred out of Ararat since this mornings fatality

Emergency services are on the scene of an alleged head on at the Caltex roadhouse near Dobie that occurred just over an hour ago and reports just in another road accident has taken place on Warrayatkin road just before 1.30pm and yet another just off the Pyrenees highway where a request for assistance has been issued.

CFA, SES and Police are unable to provide information due to the volume of incidents in the area but remind people to please take care on our roads.

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With the amount of traffic on the road and a fatality already this morning - road users are begged to be more careful this Easter period.

Emergency services are stretched today and there are many road closures around including the Western Highway between Ararat and Great Western - check vicroads.gov.vic.au for more details.

More information to come...

2pm Update

A 33 old Male driver has serious injuries - after hitting a vehicle head on going the opposite direction on the Western highway just before lunch.

The other car was carrying two adults who were taken to hospital for observation. Police are still investigating the cause with the scene currently being measured up and the western Highway will remain closed for another three to four hours.

The Warrayatkin road incident involved a single vehicle which went off the road into a tree.

An adult male and two children in the vehicle were uninjured - with Superintendent Paul Margetts saying "they were very lucky"..again police don't know the cause and are looking into how the tree came to rest where it has.

Also a minor nose to tail occurred a few hours ago with one vehicle going up the others backside coming out of the BP in Stawell.

Superintendent Margetts says to all road users "To concentrate, take your time, the roads are busy - there is lots of traffic - everyone who's driving needs to take care and all motorists need to work as a team"

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