POLICE from the Major Collision Investigation Unit are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal car crash at Clayton yesterday afternoon.
It is believed a white Holden Barina sedan, travelling along Bettina Street, veered off the road and hit a tree near the Blackburn Road intersection just before 5pm.
A male passenger, believed to be in his 60s, was seated in the rear of the vehicle and suffered fatal injuries.
The driver, believed to be in his 30s, and a female passenger believed to be in her 60s, suffered minor injuries.
The accident has brought this year’s road toll to 145.
Information to Crime Stoppers, 1800333000 or visit their website here.