Man killed in Cranbourne North crash

Police inspect the vehicles involved in a head-on collision. 176566_01. Pictures: GARY SISSONS.

Police and emergency services are currently on the scene after a man has died and two people are critical following a head-on collision in Cranbourne North today (10 January).
Investigators believe a Ford Falcon station wagon and Mitsubishi Magna sedan collided on the South Gippsland Highway around 12.15pm.
The front passenger of the Ford Falcon, a 69-year-old man, died at the scene.
The 65-year-old male driver of the same vehicle has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition.
The driver of the Magna, an 82-year-old man, has been flown to hospital, also in a critical condition.
The female passenger of the Magna has been transported by road in a serious condition.
The cause of the incident is currently being investigated and a report will be prepared for the coroner.
Anyone who witnessed the collision is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit an online report at

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