Woman dies and child in hospital after collision in western Victoria

A child is being treated for serious injuries and a woman has died after a collision in Victoria’s west on Monday afternoon.

Police say two vehicles collided near the intersection of Finchs Road and Greenhalghs Road in Bunkers Hill, west Ballarat, just before 5pm.

A woman, who was a passenger in one of the cars, died on the spot.

Police say a young girl, who was also a passenger in the same vehicle, was taken to hospital with serious injuries, while the driver was not seriously injured.

The female driver of the other vehicle involved and her passengers were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.