Truck slams into tree, driver's injuries 'not looking good'

CHAOS: The scene of the incident at Donald-Stawell Road. Picture: Maggie Raworth
CHAOS: The scene of the incident at Donald-Stawell Road. Picture: Maggie Raworth

Update: 2pm

Emergency personnel are still on scene attempting to stabilise a male driver after his truck smashed into a tree on the Donald-Stawell Road about 12pm. 

Sergeant Bill Alford said the driver’s injuries were not looking good. 

”Once he is stabilised he will be airlifted to the Alfred Hospital,” he said. 

Sergeant Alford said the B-double truck hit multiple trees before coming to rest on the side of the major road, 10 kilometres outside of Stawell. 

Earlier

Emergency services are rushing to rescue a trapped driver on the Donald-Stawell Road after a truck smashed into a tree about 12pm.

Stawell sergeant Bill Alford said police had been notified and were sending personnel to the scene, near Campbells Bridge.  

Drivers should take care in the area.

More to come.