Shepparton, Seymour and Benalla Highway Patrol units conducted Operation Joint on Saturday, May 6, in Shepparton.
Police patrolled various locations in the CBD between 5pm and 1am the following morning detecting a number of breaches to the Road Safety Act.
As a result of the operation 27 individuals were detected for offences, which included: speeding; blood alcohol and alleged drug offences; disqualified, suspended and unlicensed drivers; and unsafe or defected vehicles.
During the same period police attended three collisions in the Shepparton area.
A 74-year-old man and a 46-year-old woman were airlifted to Melbourne after a collision on the Shepparton-Katamatite Road and Lemnos North intersection in Congupna about 10.30pm. Shepparton Highway Patrol members are investigating the collision and are appealing for any witnesses.
●Anyone with any information is urged to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800333000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au