Woman killed in Carrick crash

A WOMAN has died after the car she was driving collided with a semi-trailer at Carrick this morning.

The crash occurred on the Bass Highway at Oaks Road before 9.30am.

The woman's car was significantly damaged.

A second car was also involved in the incident.

The semi-trailer was carrying a shipping container.

Heavy rain added to the traffic congestion as police diverted vehicles down off-ramps.

Police expect this part of the highway to be closed for several hours.

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