Woman dies, kids injured in horror smash
A woman has died and two young children have been injured in a horror smash northwest of Melbourne.
Police and emergency services rushed the scene of the fatal crash in Bridgewater North, about 180km northwest of the CBD, at midday on Sunday.
Police said a 4WD was travelling along Bridgewater-Raywood Road when it left the road and struck a tree.
The driver, a woman who is yet to be formally identified, died at the scene.
An Ambulance Victoria spokesman said two primary school aged children in the car sustained abdominal injuries and were taken to Bendigo Hospital in a stable condition.
Police are yet to reveal if the children were related to the driver.
Police said the exact cause of the crash is yet to be determined and the investigation was ongoing.
Anyone who witnessed the crash or with dashcam footage has been urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Originally published as Woman dies, kids injured in horror smash