Truck and car involved
Police have asked that people travelling between Dunkeld and Hamilton along the Glenelg Highway take alternative routes, following a fatal collision between a truck a car.
The collision is believed to have occurred about 10.45am, at the intersection of the Glenelg Hwy, Penshurst-Dunkeld Rd and Dunkeld-Cavendish Rd.
Reports have come through that an 85-year-old man from Melbourne has died at the scene, while two elderly women, also from Melbourne, have been critically injured.
Both women were airlifted to Melbourne, while the middle-aged truck driver was not injured in the tragic crash.
Emergency services which include police, ambulance and the Country Fire Authority are at the scene of the accident.