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Five people taken to hospital after Tooborac collision

By Ivy Jensen

FIVE people have been taken to hospital after a multi-vehicle crash at Tooborac on Tuesday.

Ambulance Victoria, CFA, rescue services and Victoria Police were called to the collision near Tooborac Hotel on the Northern Hwy, between Middle Springs Rd and Seymour-Tooborac Rd, near the Seymour turnoff, at 5.25pm.

An Ambulance Victoria spokesperson said a man in his 50s was being flown by air ambulance to hospital in a critical condition.

A woman in her 50s, who was trapped in the vehicle, suffered upper and lower body injuries and was taken by road ambulance to Royal Melbourne Hospital in a serious condition.

A man in his 50s is being taken by road ambulance to The Northern Hospital in a serious condition. His injuries are unknown.

A high school aged girl with minor injuries is also being taken by road ambulance to the Royal Children's Hospital in a stable condition, while a primary school aged girl with minor injuries is being taken by road ambulance to The Northern Hospital in a stable condition.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area.