Man killed in collision between a car and a truck at Newbury

A man is dead after a collision between a car and a truck at Newbury earlier this morning.

The driver of the car, a man in his 30s, died in his vehicle. 

Police at the scene said the Isuzu truck was travelling north on Greendale-Trentham Road, when it collided head on with the car, an early-model Holden Commodore travelling south.

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are investigating.

Emergency workers including the CFA responded to the collision at the intersection of Greendale-Trentham and Beachs roads about 7.30am.

A man in his 30s has suffered minor leg injuries and is in a stable condition. He is being taken to Ballarat Base Hospital to be medically assessed. 

Detectives are investigating and urge any witnesses or anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit an online report at

More to come.