UPDATE: A Ballarat jury has found Lorraine Nicholson not guilty of four counts of culpable driving causing death.
The jury returned with the verdicts at 4.35pm after deliberating for three hours.
They will return to the County Court at Ballarat on Thursday to continue deliberating the alternative four charges of dangerous driving causing death.
The jury started deliberating at 1.20pm on Wednesday after hearing evidence for seven days.
The trial will continue on Thursday morning in front of Judge Michael Bourke.
EARLIER: A Ballarat jury has retired to consider its verdict in the trial of a woman accused of causing the deaths of four people after a crash at Navarre.
The jury of nine women and three men started their deliberations at 1.20pm at the County Court in Ballarat.
Lorraine Nicholson has pleaded not guilty to four charges of culpable driving causing death and the alternative four charges of dangerous driving causing death.
The accused woman's Jeep T-boned a Kia driven by Elaine Middleton and carrying passengers Margaret Ely, Dianne Barr and Claudia Jackson, aged 64 to 75, at Stawell-Avoca Road and Ararat-St Arnaud Road at 6pm on May 5, 2018.
The four women, who were returning home from a line-dancing competition in St Arnaud, died from their injuries.
The trial, in front of Michael Bourke, started last Tuesday.
- Day 1: Defence says woman 'missed the brake' to cause Navarre quadruple fatal
- Day 2: Major Collision Investigation Unit police officer says road conditions were dry and it was daylight
- Day 3: Witnesses to fatal crash heard 'the loudest bang'
- Day 4: First police on the scene said Navarre fatal cars both had 'major damage'
- Day 5: Navarre fatal accused tells of the 'devastating' moment of impact
- Day 6: Prosecutors call driver's evidence 'fanciful, belated, guesswork'