One person has died and 12 people injured in a collision between a taxi and a minibus in northern Victoria on Wednesday.
— ABCGoulburnMurray (@ABCGM) June 20, 2017
Victoria Police have confirmed a taxi carrying two passengers collided with the bus, which was carrying 12 passengers, forcing it to roll-over onto its side at around 3:30pm at the intersection of Pyke Rd and Turnball Rd, Ardmona.
While the exact circumstances of the incident remain unknown, it is believed the taxi hit the minibus on its side.
— ABC Drive Victoria (@ABCDriveVIC) June 20, 2017
Twelve people are understood to have sustained injuries in the collision and the driver of the taxi is assisting police with inquiries into the accident.
Two air ambulances have also been dispatched to the scene of the crash and paramedics treated passengers for injuries before transporting six people to hospital, according to the ABC.
6 people have been taken to Shepparton Hospital following a fatal car and bus crash in #Ardmona this afternoon.— ABCGoulburnMurray (@ABCGM) June 20, 2017
A woman in her 80s has been flown to The Royal Melbourne Hospital & a woman in her 90s has been flown to The Alfred Hospital #Ardmona— ABCGoulburnMurray (@ABCGM) June 20, 2017
More to come.
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