Message from the Chief Commissioner

Fatal collision in Springvale South

Release date: Sun 30 March 2008

Last updated: Sun 30 March 2008

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a single vehicle collision in Springvale South last night.

The accident occurred at about 12:30 am at the intersection of Westall Road and Springvale Road.

Investigators believe that a Mazda 626 was being driven by a 20-year-old Hampton Park man along Westall Road.

Police believe that the driver has been unaware of the approaching intersection with Springvale Road, driven through and collided with a pole.

The driver was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene.

His passenger, a 21-year-old Hampton woman, was taken to the Alfred Hospital in a serious but non-life-threatening condition.

Investigators are preparing a report for the coroner.

Any person that witnessed the accident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or www.crimestoppers.com.au

 

Road Toll 2008 86

2007 76

Senior Constable Adam West

Media Officer

 
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