Ballarat breakfast report: April 5

WEATHER

Today we can expect small patches of rain and a top of 20 degrees. 

However, more rain will be coming through next week with as much as 40 millimetres predicted for next Thursday. 

POLICE

A CRESWICK man is in a stable condition after crashing his car into a tree at Wattle Flat last night.

The driver, 26, and passenger, 24, from Sebastopol were travelling along Bungaree-Creswick Road when the driver lost control of the vehicle.

Police said it appeared the driver came too wide on a shoulder, overcorrected and lost control, resulting in the collision with the tree.

The passenger managed to escape, but the driver was trapped for about 90 minutes.

Police partially blocked Bungaree-Creswick Road at 7pm.

FIRE

It was a busy night for fire crews with multiple call outs. 

The first call-out was to a Sebastopol where crews were called to help a man who had been locked in his toilet and unable to get out. 

Fire crews also attended a false alarm and to clean up oil on the road in Curtis Street .  

AMBULANCE

Nothing to report from paramedics. 

TRAINS

Delays are expected on the Ballarat line this morning due to a police operation a Footscray. 

ON THE AGENDA

Keep an eye out for our Central Highlands Football League gallery and results on our Footy HQ

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