Detectives from Victoria Police’s Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are today investigating the circumstances that led to a fatal collision in Corio on Monday afternoon.
It is believed a truck travelling north on Bacchus Marsh Road collided with a car at the intersection of the Geelong Ring Road just after 2pm.
The driver of the car, a 64-year-old Bell Park woman, died at the scene.
A two-year-old Lovely Banks girl was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.
Police said the truck driver, a 38-year-old Clyde man, was not injured and was assisting with their enquiries.
The exact cause of the crash was yet to be determined and investigations continued.
Police will prepare a report for coroner and have asked anyone who witnessed the crash, or who may have dash cam footage, to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at crimestoppersvic.com.au.
There have now already been nine lives lost on Victorian roads in 2022.