Man dies following collision

A man has died in hospital after a two-car collision in Tarwin last month which also resulted in a Pearcedale woman being taken to hospital.

The collision occurred between a Landrover ute and a Honda Jazz sedan at the intersection of Tarwin Lower Road and the South Gippsland Highway about 3.35pm on 27 January.

The male driver of the Landrover, a 50-year-old Pearcedale man, was uninjured while his passenger, a 50-year-old Pearcedale woman, was taken to hospital for observation.

The male driver of the Honda, a 22-year-old Chinese national, was airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

His female passenger, a 26-year-old Chinese national, was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Sadly, the driver of the Honda passed away in hospital on Monday 10 February.

Anyone who witnessed the crash, with further information or dash cam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at

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