A man has died in a Melbourne hospital a day after failing to give way at a Mount Rowan intersection this week.
It's believed the 75-year-old was driving east from Ararat on the Western Freeway before he took the Midland Highway exit to enter Ballarat on Monday afternoon.
But as he was turning onto the Midland Highway he failed to give way to his right, smashing into another vehicle that was driving north from Ballarat towards Creswick about 12.15pm.
The elderly driver, who was from Ararat, suffered life-threatening injuries and was rushed to Royal Melbourne Hospital in a critical condition.
However, doctors were unable to save him. He died on Tuesday.
The driver of the second vehicle that was travelling north, a 41-year-old Mount Pleasant man, did not sustain injuries.
Police said the Mount Pleasant driver was not at fault and no charges would be laid.
Anyone with information about the collision is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.
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