Triple M GV 95.3 Local News Wed Nov 8

Speeding Purple Commodore

7 November 2017

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A woman has died - almost a month after being involved in a serious crash at Balmattum.

The 46-year-old was one of four passengers in a Mitsubishi Magna that smashed into a tree off the Hume Freeway on October 8 after failing to navigate a rest stop exit lane.

She was one of two women flown to a Melbourne hospital following the collision, police are still seeking witness accounts to the crash.


Campaspe Highway Patrol officers are hoping the public can help identify the owner of a purple Holden Commodore seen reaching speeds of up to 210 kilometres per hour through Kyabram.

The hooning occurred at around half past three on Saturday afternoon on McEwan Road.

The distinct car brandished the false registration plates 1GV7NQ at the time.


A Southern Basin Water summit - scheduled for Friday in Tatura has been postponed by the Federal Government.

It was designed to be set up two weeks prior to a meeting of Australia's water ministers - as a means of our community providing a collective account of how the Basin Plan is affecting our region.

Shepparton Independent Member Suzanna Sheed says the water minister meeting's been pushed back - to due distracting High Court citizenship challenges.


VicRoads is improving guardrails along Whittlesea-Yea Road - between Kinglake West and Yea from today.

3.7 kilometres of rub rail will be added to existing guardrails - as an added safety mechanism for motorcyclists.

The works will start at Whittlesea today - and make their way North East over coming week -  to be completed by Mid December.


Close to 140 cars are roaring around Euroa, Eildon, Whitfield, Mount Buller and Mansfield this weekend, for the annual Targa High Country event.

18 closed road tarmac stages will be held across three days - showcasing some of the best high-performance rally driving skills ever seen in Australia.

Shepparton-based driver Alan Roe says he's been getting in plenty of practice in at Winton to get used to his new car.

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