Driver remains in coma after Melbourne train crash

A TRAIN driver involved in a major crash which left one person dead and 13 injured in Melbourne on the weekend remains in an induced coma.

The driver was critically injured when the train collided with a truck at a level crossing at Dandenong South on Saturday.

Safety investigators spent the weekend at the scene and initial investigations suggest there were no faults with the rail network.

The section of track is expected to remain closed for at least five days.

At the time of going to press the driver was in a serious but stable condition.

Topics:  coma fatal crash melbourne train crash truck crash

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Changing of the guard

POSITIONAL CHANGE: Ian Henderson has stepped down as Stanthorpe and Granite Belt Chamber of Commerce president.

Positional switch for chamber of commerce.

'Christmas' time to locals

IT'S HERE: Apple and Grape president Greg Thouard at the 2016 grape crush. According to Greg he's been in every one since 1986.

100,000-plus expected to attend Apple and Grape.

Local Partners