Horror as child dies after nightmare crash involving a car and truck

Horror as child dies after nightmare crash involving a car and tow truck

  • A boy has died after a car crash involving a tow truck in Victoria’s north east
  • Incident occurred at an intersection in the rural town of Lucyvale on Saturday
  • The driver of the vehicle and two occupants in the tow truck escaped unharmed
  • Victoria Police urge witnesses or anyone with dash cam footage to come forward

By Miriah Davis For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 02:51, 23 October 2021 | Updated: 02:51, 23 October 2021

A child has died in a horror traffic collision involving a car and tow truck in a rural town of Victoria.

Emergency services arrived to Coultons roads at Lucyvale, 130km east of Albury, at around 9.30am on Saturday.

Victoria police said a car crashed into the rear of a tow truck at an intersection, claiming the life of a young boy. 

A boy has died in a horror traffic collision in the rural Victorian town of Lucyvale on Saturday

The male driver of the vehicle was unharmed and the two male occupants of the truck escaped uninjured.   

At least seven fire trucks reportedly attended the incident. 

‘Paramedics are assessing multiple people who do not appear to require treatment or transport at this stage,’ Ambulance Victoria said in statement. 

Detectives from the Major Collision Investigation Unit are now attending the scene to investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash. 

Police are urging anyone who witnessed the accident or with dash cam footage to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a report online 

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