Air ambulance on scene after crash near St Arnaud

UPDATE: 6.20PM  A man has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after being thrown from a vehicle during a collision near St Arnaud on Monday.

Victoria Police said a van was travelling along the Wimmera Highway when a truck began to overtake it shortly before 4pm.

The van, which tried to make a right-hand turn and collided with the truck, ran off the road and rolled, coming to rest in a paddock.

A male passenger was thrown from the van. He was airlifted to hospital in a serious condition.

Police said the van driver and another passenger were taken to hospital with minor injuries while the truck driver was not injured.

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UPDATE 5.15pm: Ambulance Victoria has confirmed one person has been taken to Bendigo hospital. Meanwhile, the air ambulance has arrived at the scene.

EARLIER: Emergency crews are responding to an accident near St Arnaud and three people are being assessed at the scene.

Ambulance Victoria and Victoria Police are responding to reports of a vehicle rollover 30km outside of St Arnaud near the Wimmera Highway.

The air ambulance has been called and is on its way.

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