Police are investigating the tragic incident that occurred this afternoon.
Police are diligently investigating the circumstances surrounding a tragic crash that unfolded in Werribee this afternoon, serving as a stark reminder of life’s fragility. The incident occurred around 3:10 PM when a vehicle collided with a tree along the Princes Highway, leaving the vehicle severely damaged.
Tragically, the female driver of the vehicle lost her life at the scene. Her formal identification was pending at the time of this report which was released by police at 3.50pm.
As investigators work tirelessly to establish the details of the crash, it is a sobering reminder of how swiftly life can be taken away. The investigation is ongoing, and the exact circumstances leading to the crash are yet to be determined.
This unfortunate incident marks the 206th fatality on Victorian roads this year, compared to 169 at the same time last year, emphasizing the importance of road safety.
Authorities are appealing to the public for assistance. If you witnessed the incident, have dashcam/CCTV footage, or possess any relevant information, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000 or make a report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.