Police and emergency services are currently on scene after a car crashed into a tree at Red Hill South this morning.
Investigators have been told a utility was travelling west along Stanleys Road, between Tonkins Road and Red Hill Road, sometime before 6.50am.
It’s believed the vehicle failed to negotiate a right hand bend leaving the road to the left and hitting a tree on the south side of the road.
The driver of the vehicle died at the scene and is yet to be formally identified.
Anyone who witnessed the crash is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or to make a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au