Second woman dies following Horsham fatal collision

Tuesday 12 October 2021 3:31pm

A second woman has died following a three-vehicle collision in Horsham last week.

The collision occurred on Stawell Road, near the intersection of Williams Road, about 2.40pm on Friday, 8 October.

It’s understood a cement truck was travelling south when it collided into the rear of a white Hyundai SUV which in turn collided with a red Holden utility.

A 79-year-old Horsham woman who was travelling in the Hyundai sadly died at the scene.

Three other female occupants, an 80-year-old from Nhill, a 56-year-old and a 78-year-old both from Horsham, were taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Sadly, the 78-year-old woman died in hospital on Monday, 11 October.

The sole occupant of the Holden, a 64-year-old Horsham woman, was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The sole occupant of the truck, a 52-year-old Horsham man, was interviewed and released pending further enquiries.

Investigators are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision or has dash cam footage to come forward.

Anyone with information that could assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a report online at

For the current provisional lives lost tally please see