Out-of-control truck hits seven cars

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A truck careered into several vehicles in Upper Ferntree Gully after its driver lost control, say police.

On Tuesday 11 December about 8.20am, a truck travelling south on Mount Dandenong Tourist Road lost control and collided with several vehicles before coming to a stop on Burwood Highway near Dawson Street.

A man was trapped in a vehicle and taken to The Alfred hospital in a serious condition with head and chest injuries.

A number of other people were also taken to hospital with serious but non life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with information or dash-cam footage should call Knox Highway Patrol on 9881 7900 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

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