His male passenger was additionally taken to hospital with non-life-threatening accidents.
The opposite car, believed to be a white Camry sedan, was seen rushing alongside the Ford ute between Wellington and Springvale roads and didn’t cease following the crash.
Detective Senior Sergeant Gerard Clanchy stated officers are investigating whether or not the pair of automobiles had been “driving in a reckless method” earlier than the crash.
“It seems that the driving force of the Ford [ute] was travelling at extreme pace when he has misplaced management, rolled his car and and collided with a concrete pillar of the overpass,” he stated.
“I’m interesting for the driving force of the Camry sedan to return ahead to police, so we will get a greater understanding of the circumstances round this collision and any position he has performed within the crash itself.
“We’ve some good avenues of inquiry involving dashcam footage that can lead us to determine that car, however I counsel that driver come ahead on the earliest alternative.”
Main collision investigation unit detectives remained on the scene on Tuesday morning. The freeway was cordoned off whereas proof was collected.
Inbound lanes on the Monash Freeway remained closed between Springvale Highway and Ferntree Gully Highway till about 10.30am on Tuesday morning.
Detectives are interesting for any witnesses or motorists with info or dashcam imaginative and prescient of the vehicles racing previous to the collision close to the EastLink overpass to return ahead.
Anybody with info is urged to name Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or can submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au
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Ashleigh McMillan is a breaking information reporter at The Age. Acquired a narrative? Electronic mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org