Christmas Eve tragedy as two women are killed and a young girl is left fighting for life after a Jeep Cherokee slammed into a Holden Trax in horror highway smash
- A head-on crash in Victoria’s west has tragically left two dead and girl critical
- Jeep Cherokee and Holden Trax collided Thursday morning in Mount Richmond
- Victoria Police are investigating crash with male Jeep driver, 50, assisting them
Two women have tragically died and a young girl is fighting for her life after a horror Christmas Eve highway crash in Victoria’s west.
A Jeep Cherokee and a Holden Trax collided head-on about 10.25am on Thursday morning on Portland-Nelson Rd in Mount Richmond near Comptons Road.
The driver and front seat passenger of the Holden both died at the scene, while the teenage passenger of the Holden has been airlifted to the Royal Children’s Hospital.
The teenager suffered life-threatening injuries but is in a stable condition.
The driver of the Jeep, a 50-year-old man, suffered minor injuries and is assisting Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives with their investigation of the crash.
Portland-Nelson Road has been closed in both directions between Comptons Road and Blacks Road.
Drivers can detour via the Princes Highway and Winnap-Nelson Road.
Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who may have dash cam footage, is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
They can also submit a report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au which can be confidential.