Fatal near Driffield

A MAN was involved in a fatal car crash this morning near Driffield.

According to Police Media, the man was travelling on the Strzelecki Highway about 4.45am on Friday morning when it was believed he lost control, veered off the road and struck a tree.

The incident occurred near the intersection of Yinnar-Driffield Road, about 8.5 kilometres outside of Morwell.

The man, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, died at the scene.