Disabled teen dies in taxi, car crash

A disabled teen is dead after a two-car crash in southeast Melbourne.

The 18-year-old man in a wheelchair was one of five people in the maxi-cab when it was hit by a turning car at Clayton about 8.40pm on Saturday, police said.

Both drivers escaped injury but three cab passengers were taken to hospital, where the 18-year-old died.

Anyone who saw the crash at the corner of Wellington and Blackburn roads is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.



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