Mike Wilbur

APPARATUS CRASH RESPONDING TO CAR FIRE IN AUSTRALIA

An Ambulance Victoria spokesperson said a man involved in a crash on High Street, Eaglehawk on Friday afternoon was taken to Bendigo Health in a stable condition, with upper body injuries.

TRAFFIC is blocked on High Street in Eaglehawk after a crash involving two vehicles and a fire truck.

The fire truck is believed to have been on route to a separate car fire on the Loddon Valley Highway at Sailors Gully.

Traffic along High Street is affected between the Eaglehawk UFS and the Bendigo Bank branch, heading towards Sailors Gully.

A white Ford ute and a black Ford Territory were also involved in the crash.

Paramedics and police responded to the crash. Tow trucks are also on scene.

The fire truck sustained what appeared to be minor damage to the passenger side.

Traffic on the Loddon Valley Highway at Sailors Gully was earlier affected as firefighters responded to a ute fire.

Damage to the ute appeared to be confined to the tray.

Two vehicles from the Eaglehawk Fire Brigade attended the ute fire.

CFA was notified of the ute fire at 4:17pm and had a stop on the incident by 4.30pm.

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