Ballarat breakfast report: August 7

WEATHER

Partly cloudy with a top of 12 degrees today.

A shower or two in the late morning and afternoon.

Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning.

POLICE

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a two car collision in Smythes Creek on Tuesday night.

Emergency services were called at 9.20pm after a Holden HSV sedan side-swiped a ute and trailer at the intersection of Sebastopol-Smythesdale and Bells roads. Details.

FIRE

Crews had a quiet night, with no incidents to report from overnight.

AMBULANCE

Paramedics attended no trauma cases overnight.

V/LINE

No reported delays on the Ballarat line this morning.

TOP STORIES

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