North bound lanes on the Hume Freeway, near Benalla, are closed to traffic after a truck carrying a load of sweet potatoes collided with a vehicle overnight.
The freeway was scattered with the vegetable after the incident which took place before 2am this morning.
According to the Benalla police the B-double left the freeway while traveling south-bound, rolled over the median strip and collided with a vehicle traveling north bound.
The truck driver was air-lifted to Melbourne with non life-threatening injuries and the driver of the vehicle was transported to Wangaratta.
The speed limit on the south-bound lanes has been reduced past the scene.