Daylesford crash investigation continues

Investigations continue into the fatal collision in Daylesford on November 5.

A Mount Macedon man has been interviewed as investigations continue into the fatal collision in Daylesford on Sunday, November 5, that claimed the lives of five people.

Emergency services were called to reports a BMW SUV mounted the kerb and struck a number of patrons on the front lawn area of a licensed premises on Vincent Street just after 6pm.

Police interviewed the driver, a 66-year-old Mount Macedon man, on Tuesday evening, who remains in the care of medical staff.

At this time the driver has not been charged, and inquiries will continue after his eventual release from care.

A 43-year-old Kyneton woman, a 38-year-old Cockatoo man and an 11-month-old baby boy were taken to hospital, the baby and the 38-year-old man have since been discharged, and the woman remains in hospital in a stable condition.

A 38-year-old Tarneit man and his 11-year-old son both died at the scene. The man’s wife, a 36-year-old woman, and a second 6-year-old son were injured and remain in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

A 30-year-old Point Cook man and his partner, a 44-year-old Point Cook woman died at the scene, the woman’s 9-year-old daughter was taken to hospital but later died.

The exact circumstances are still being investigated.

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