P-plater prang ends in hospitalisation

A P-plater was rushed to hospital following a two-car smash at the intersection of Victoria Street and King Street South in Ballarat East just before noon.

Her silver Holden Astra was heavily damaged at its front while a dark Peugeot had mounted the nature strip 20 metres down the road.

A spokesman for Ambulance Victoria said the P-plater remained in a stable condition.

The woman driver of the Peugeot was assisting police with their enquiries.

Firefighters were also on scene.