Seymour fatal collision

Police and emergency services were called to Seymour on Thursday November 3 following reports a car had struck a tree.

It is believed the car was travelling north on the Goulburn Valley Highway when it left the roadway and struck a tree near the Hume Freeway interchange.

It is unclear what time the collision occurred, with emergency services called just prior to 6.15am.

The male driver, who was the sole occupant of the car, died at the scene.

Police are investigating the cause of the crash. Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has dash cam footage of the vehicle is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at

Theft of horses, power tools and plants

Between October 28 and November 4, unknown offender/s attended a property on Baden Drive, Heathcote Junction, where they removed and stole 10 lilly pillies, estimated to be worth $750 in value.

Between November 4 and 5, unknown offender/s attended a property on Highlands Road, Seymour and stole four horses. There is no CCTV footage available.

Police urge anyone with information to come forward, and would like to hear from anyone who purchased or saw any horses on social media or online marketplace websites.

Between October 31 and November 1 unknown offender/s gained access to a business located on Upton Road, Avenel.

Offender/s entered through a single hinged door. No damage was left. The offender/s stole four Stihl power tools, two 10L Petrol Jerry cans and one pair of secateurs.

Number plates stolen

Between October 26 and October 28, unknown offender/s removed and stole the front number plate affixed to a vehicle parked at Seymour train station.

Copper taken

Between October 2 and 30 unknown offender/s stole copper wire from a museum located in Kilmore. Unfortunately, there is no CCTV available. Anyone with information can contact Crime-Stoppers on 1800 333 000.