Person trapped in four-car crash

A PERSON was trapped for 40 minutes after being involved in a four-car pile-up at Warrenheip on Thursday.

Police and firefighters attend the scene of a four-car pile-up in Eureka Street on Thursday which kept the road blocked for two-and-a-half hours. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE

Police and firefighters attend the scene of a four-car pile-up in Eureka Street on Thursday which kept the road blocked for two-and-a-half hours. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE

The accident occurred at the intersection of Eureka Street and Navigators Road just after 9am.

The person was taken to Ballarat Health Services Base Hospital with minor injuries.

Another occupant of a vehicle was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Five police units attended the scene and blocked Eureka Street, between Warrenheip Road and Leonards Road.

Eureka Street reopened at 11.30am.

Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances of the crash.

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