Girl killed, six injured in horror crash in Victoria

A seven-year-old girl is dead and six others injured following a horror head-on crash in Victoria’s east.

The two-vehicle accident happened at Brown Coalmine Road near Yallourn North around 3.30pm on Monday.

A 29-year-old woman and a seven-year-old girl, who were travelling in a Holden commodore, were airlifted to hospital.


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Sadly the girl passed away in hospital, while the woman remains in a critical condition with serious injuries to her ankle, pelvis, chest and neck.

Two other children in the Holden, a five-year-old boy and a three-year-old girl, were taken to the Latrobe regional hospital with minor injuries.

The occupants of the other vehicle involved in the crash, a 49-year-old woman and two 15-year-old boys, were taken to the Latrobe regional hospital in a stable condition.

Carla is a full time journalist, presenter and announcer for 102.9 Hot Tomato and myGC.com.au, joining the team towards the end of 2011. When she is isn’t busy presenting all of myGC’s videos, bringing you the latest news or chatting live on air, Carla will often be found scoping out the hottest local events. Carla holds a Bachelor of Journalism degree from Bond University, where she graduated with number of First in Class and Dean’s List of Academic Excellence awards. Carla is also a well-regarded MC, singer and actor. Some of her credits include hosting the Australia’s Next Top Model Queensland Auditions for Foxtel, guest starring on Toybox for Channel Seven, and performing as Mrs Banks in The Arts Centre Gold Coast’s production of Mary Poppins.

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