Police responding to accident

UPDATE: 4.50pm

Two Warrnambool men were taken to hospital, one in a serious condition, after a truck crash at Yangery on Tuesday morning. 

The crash occurred at the Conns Lane and Tower Hill Road intersection about 11am.

Acting Sergeant Jarrod Chatfield, of the Warrnambool Highway Patrol, said a delivery truck travelling north on Conns Lane failed to give way to a tip truck travelling west on Tower Hill Road.

The intersection was blocked for more than three hours as the drivers were taken by ambulance to the Warrnambool Base Hospital and the trucks were towed from the scene.

Country Fire Authority officers removed the door of the delivery truck to free the 51-year-old driver who was in a serious condition.

The 64-year-old tip truck driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries. Ambulance, CFA, SES and police attended the scene. 

Acting Sergeant Chatfield said the accident would be investigated.

UPDATE

ROAD CLOSED: Debris was scattered on the road following the accident between two trucks.

ROAD CLOSED: Debris was scattered on the road following the accident between two trucks.

11.55am: ROAD blocks remain in place following an accident at Yangery.

A delivery truck travelling north on Conns Lane failed to give way to a tip truck travelling west on Tower Hill Road.

Country Fire Authority officers had to remove the driver side door of the delivery truck to free the driver.

Fuel and oil from the tip truck was scattered on the road.

The driver of the tip truck was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Acting Sergeant Jarrod Chatfield, of the Warrnambool Highway Patrol, said the matter would be further investigated.

POLICE are responding to a road accident at Yangery.

Two trucks are involved in the incident on the corner of Tower Hill Road and Conns Lane North.

One truck has gone through a fence.

One person involved is believed to have suffered an injury to a collarbone, while ambulance officers are assessing another person involved in the accident.

The CFA is responding to the accident.

Road blocks are in place.

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