A WOMAN is in a critical condition and five other people including a toddler have been rushed to hospital with serious injuries following a horror two-car crash south west of Melbourne.
The Toyota sedan and a Toyota hatchback collided at the intersection of Colac-Lorne and Birregurra-Forrest roads in the small town of Birregurra just before 5.30pm on Saturday.
A woman aged in her 60s who was travelling in the sedan suffered life-threatening injuries in the collision.
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The woman was airlifted to a hospital in Melbourne where she remains tonight in a critical condition.
Four other occupants of the sedan, including a toddler, and the female driver of the hatchback were rushed to hospital by ambulance.
Police released a statement shortly after 9pm confirming all five occupants taken to hospital by ambulance have serious injuries.
The Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are tonight examining the scene.
Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information that could assist investigators is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.