Woman driver hurt in Mulwala crash

A WOMAN, 43, was seriously injured after her ute collided with a truck at Mulwala yesterday.

The crash happened about 3.15pm on Spring Drive near Bull Plain Road.

Emergency crews worked to free the woman for several hours.

“At this stage it’s believed the driver of the ute has entered the path of the truck,” Inspector David Cottee said.

“The truck driver was not injured.”

The road had to be closed following the accident and diversions put in place.

The woman was to be airlifted to Melbourne about 6pm last night. Her condition was not known.