Fatal Montrose collision

Two people have died following a collision in Montrose on 19 October.

It’s understood a truck collided with a Toyota sedan on Mount Dandenong Road about 3.45pm.

Victoria Police said in a statement the sedan then collided with other vehicles.

“That sedan then collided with a third vehicle, which then collided with a fourth vehicle,” the statement said.

A 69-year-old woman from Mooroolbark, who was a passenger in the sedan, was declared deceased at the scene.

The male driver of the sedan, a 72-year-old man also from Mooroolbark, was airlifted to hospital but later died.

In a statement, Ambulance Victoria said crews were assessing the man for suspected upper body injuries.

“No one else sustained injuries,” Victoria Police said.

“The driver of the truck is assisting police with their enquiries.”

Police said Detectives from the Major Collision Investigation Unit attended the scene.

Mount Dandenong Road, between the Montrose roundabout and Canterbury Road reopened after being closed westbound.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who may have dash cam footage, is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.