A man and a woman have been freed from a ute which crashed with a truck towing a loaded trailer in regional Victoria.
Emergency services cut the trapped duo from the ute following the collision on Avenel-Nagambie Road in Avenel about 3.30pm on Thursday.
The woman aged in her 50s suffered chest injuries while the man, aged in his 60s, had abdominal injuries. Both were flown to Melbourne hospitals in stable condition.
Police are working to determine what caused of the crash.