A 32-year-old man has suffered life-threatening injuries in a four-car collision in Melbourne.

Victoria Police believe a 72-year-old Honda station wagon driver travelling on the Eastern Freeway may have had a medical episode before exiting the freeway at Chandler Highway about midday today.

It crashed into the rear of a stationary Hyundai station wagon waiting at traffic lights.

Emergency services swarm the scene of the four-car smash.
Emergency services swarm the scene of the four-car smash. (Nine)

The impact of the crash caused the Hyundai to push forward and was struck by a Mitsubishi hatchback and a Honda sedan.

The Hyundai driver, a Glen Waverley man, suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash and was taken to hospital.

His passenger, a 29-year-old woman, was not injured.

The 72-year-old Honda driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries. His passenger, an 84-year-old woman, was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the Honda sedan and her two female passengers were uninjured.

Anyone with information or dashcam is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or file a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.



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