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Man dies in Millbrook car accident

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A yet-to-be identified man is dead and emergency services are being kept busy after a wave of car accidents across the goldfields this afternoon. A yet-to-be identified man is dead and emergency services are being kept busy after a wave of car accidents across the goldfields this afternoon. 
A driver has died at Millbrook, east of Ballarat after his car left the road near the corner of Old Melbourne and Sullivans roads, hitting a tree. 
CFA crews were initially called to reports that a person was trapped, but the man has since died at the scene 
Four fire trucks from Ballan, Millbrook and Gordon have been called in.  Police are investigating 
** In central Ararat there has  been a two-car crash on the corner of Moore and Queen streets 
It happened just after  3.30pm.
Paramedics and police have been called in.  One person is in Ararat hospital 
** And in Bendigo's west, there's been a crash between a car and a bus on Marong Rd  at Specimen Hill.
At this stage, one person has been taken to Bendigo Hospital. 
The CFA has been called in to wash away debris.  
Police and paramedics are at the scene.
One lane of Marong Rd  has been blocked.