THE South Gippsland Highway remains closed in both directions following a fatality near Koonwarra earlier this morning at about 5.15am.
Motorist are advised to avoid the area between Simons Lane and the Koonwarra township, while emergency services attend the scene. Major Collision Investigation Squad police are on the scene and expect to be investigating until 12 noon.
It will not be until sometime later that the highway will be opened.
Photos: Police block South Gippsland Highway on December 24 south of Leongatha after a fatal road accident. A B Double hay truck backs out of the way after being caught for 4 hours.