Driver killed, child critical after three-car crash in Gippsland

A child is in a critical condition and a driver is dead after three cars were involved in a collision in Gippsland on Tuesday.

The cars crashed at the intersection of Traralgon-Maffra Road and Farmers Road in Glengarry about 3.50pm. One of the drivers, who is yet to be identified, died at the scene.

Aerial shots of a fatal three-vehicle collision at Glengarry on Tuesday afternoon.Credit:Nine News

Two others of the seven involved in the collision, including a child, were taken to hospital.

Ambulance Victoria confirmed a primary-school-aged boy is in a critical condition after sustaining upper body injuries, and is likely to be flown to hospital.

A man, who is being taken to Traralgon Public Hospital, is in a stable condition. His injuries are unknown.

The exact cause of the collision is yet to be determined by police. Detectives from Major Collision Investigation Unit will attend the scene.

Thirty-two people have died this year in road-related accidents, a 10-person increase from this time last year.

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