Fatal Bannockburn collision

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash in Bannockburn this morning.

It is alleged the male driver was spotted driving erratically in Lethbridge in a white Toyota Camry along the Midland Highway about 7.30pm last night.

Police intercepted the vehicle however the driver took off and officers lost sight of him on Geelong Road.

Emergency services were called to reports the male driver crashed into a tree along the Midland Highway about 6.30am.

The driver, who is yet to be formally identified, died at the scene.

The exact circumstances surrounding the crash are yet to be determined.

Investigations remain ongoing.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, has CCTV, dashcam footage or any other information that could assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at crimestoppersvic.com.au