Police are currently on scene of a fatal car crash that has claimed the life of a man at Merricks North this evening.
It is believed a vehicle was travelling south along Tubbarubba Road near Balnarring Road about 5.45pm.
Police have been told the vehicle lost control and left the road before crashing into a tree.
The male driver, who is yet to be formally identified, died at the scene.
Anyone who witnessed the crash is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au