Old Geelong Road is closed in both directions at the level crossing near Hoppers Crossing Station, following a lightning strike.
Remember, you should NEVER drive through closed boom gates.
Please detour using Derrimut or Forsyth roads instead.
Traffic lights at the nearby intersection of the Princes Highway and Old Geelong Road have also been affected and are flashing yellow. Please pay attention and follow the same rules that apply at intersections with a Stop or Give Way sign.
Trains on the Werribee Line are continuing to operate, with delays of around 20 minutes. Follow
for service updates and check the PTV mobile app before you travel.