Fatal collision near Dunolly

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal collision in Goldsborough, near Dunolly, last night.

It is believed the driver of a Ford utility collided head on with a semi-trailer on Dunolly-Moliagul Road, about 8.30pm.

The male driver of the ute was the only occupant of the vehicle and died at the scene.

The driver of the truck, a 56-year-old man, was not injured and has been taken to hospital as a precaution.

The exact cause of the collision is yet to be determined.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or has any information regarding the incident should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

The fatal crash takes this year’s Victorian to 230, higher than the 199 people who lost their lives on the state’s roads in 2015.