Traralgon motorcyclist dies following crash

A TRARALGON man has died after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a car near Mt Hotham yesterday. 

According to Victoria Police, the 57 year-old motorcyclist was travelling west on the Great Alpine Road between Mt Hotham and Harrietville when he lost control and collided with a car about 3pm.

He was airlifted to the Royal Melbourne Hospital, where he later died.

The driver of the car, a 66 year-old Paynesville man and his 68 year-old female passenger, escaped injury.

Police will prepare a report for the Coroner.