Taxi driver killed in Victoria crash

A taxi driver has been killed after his car was rammed off the road in a horror crash in Melbourne this morning.

The accident occurred along Sydney Road in Fawkner shortly before 5am.

Police said a red Hyundai travelling south struck the northbound taxi as it attempted to turn right into Lorne Street.


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The taxi was pushed off the road and into a traffic light.

It came to a stop in a construction site.

The 32-year-old taxi driver, from Fawkner, died at the scene.

The driver of the Hyundai, a 33-year-old Oakleigh woman, was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigators are calling on witnesses to come forward.