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Car roll over at Kalkee whist investigations ongoing for Western Highway accident

Emergency responders are currently on the scene of a minivan rollover on Blue Ribbon Road, Kalkee. Blue Ribbon Road is currently being used as a detour for the Western Highway fatal bus and truck crash from the early hours of this morning. It's reported there are no serious injuries to the driver.

Major collision unit investigators and Mechanical Forensic police are still on the scene of the earlier Western Highway crash just out of Pimpinio - with the highway was closed in both directions.

Many vehicles traveling to Dimboola have been seen turning left, incorrectly, onto Old Minyip Road and causing further traffic issues.

We understand some of these drivers were just following errant instructions given by their GPS. We are asking drivers instead continue north towards Dimboola while diversions remain in place.

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Police investigators are yet to release details on the cause of the 2am accident which claimed the life of a male bus driver.

Early examination determined the Driver of a B double lost control and over corrected - which in turn say the trailers come loose and overturn on the western highway at Wail.


Detective Acting Senior Sergeant Andy Lawrence from the Major collision unit...says the 36 year old truck driver from Murray Bridge is assisting them with their investigation....

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