A second woman has died following the multi-vehicle collision on Stawell Road in Horsham on Friday.
The crash occurred when a cement truck travelling north towards the intersection with Williams Roads rammed the back of a car, which in turn collided with a Holden ute.
A 79 year old Horsham woman died at the scene, while the car's hree other female occupants, an 80-year-old from Nhill, a 56-year-old and a 78-year-old, both from Horsham, were taken to hospital with serious injuries.
Sadly, the 78-year-old woman died in the Alfred hospital on Monday, 11 October.
The truck driver involved in Friday's fatal crash on Stawell Road in Horsham has been released by Victoria Police, pending further inquiries.
Investigators were told a cement truck travelling north towards the intersection with Williams Roads collided into an SUV, which in turn collided with a utility.
A spokesperson for Victoria Police said Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives interviewed the truck driver, a 52-year-old Horsham man.
He was released pending further investigation, the spokesperson said.
The female driver of the SUV, a 79-year-old Horsham woman, died at the scene.
Three other female occupants of the vehicle were taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
A spokesperson for Ambulance Victoria said two were airlifted by air ambulance to the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, while another remains at the Wimmera Base Hospital in a stable condition.
The driver of the utility vehicle sustained minor injuries and was taken to hospital.
Investigators are urging anyone with dashcam footage of the incident to come forward.
Anyone with information that could assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.
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