Three injured in Daylesford crash

A MAN was flown to the Royal Melbourne Hospital after the vehicle he was travelling in veered into a tree at Daylesford on Tuesday.

The man, in his 50s and from Glenlyon near Daylesford, was freed from the car 30 minutes after the incident occurred.

He sustained neck injuries and was flown to Essendon Airport before being taken to the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

He was reported to be in a stable condition on Tuesday night.

The incident occurred at 2pm with multiple police and fire crews attending to help free the three occupants of the car.

Leading Senior Constable Lesley Glenn, of Daylesford police,  said the car was travelling east on Raglan Street when it veered and crashed into a tree near a school crossing.

The female driver, in her 50s and from Glenlyon, was also trapped for a short time.

She was taken to Ballarat Base Hospital along with another passenger, also in his 50s.

An Ambulance Victoria spokesperson said the driver received shoulder and facial injuries but was in a stable condition.

The third occupant, also from Glenlyon, received a leg injury.


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