Four women dead, teen critical after car hits tree in Victoria’s west

Four women dead, teen critical after car hits tree in Victoria’s west

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Four women have died and a teenager is in a critical condition after their car hit a tree in Victoria’s west.

Police said the car left the road and hit a tree next to Wannon-Nigretta Road in Bochara, near Hamilton, when the driver lost control of the vehicle about 9.30am on Saturday.

A teenage girl, the surviving occupant of the car, was flown to The Alfred hospital in a critical condition.Credit: Luis Ascui

Four women died at the scene.

The only surviving occupant, a teenage girl, was flown by air ambulance to The Alfred hospital.

An Ambulance Victoria spokesman said the girl has upper bodies injuries and is in a critical condition.

Police are yet to identify the women.

The township of Bochara is in Southern Grampians Shire, about 110 kilometres north-west of Warrnambool.

Major collision detectives are investigating the circumstances of the crash. The area has been cordoned off while investigations continue.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or anyone with dashcam footage is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit

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