Fatal collision at Tyers

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal collision which occurred in Tyers Tuesday night.

´╗┐Investigators believe a Ford Falcon sedan was travelling south along Tyers Rd around 10.20pm.

The driver, believed to be a man aged in his late 40s, lost control of the car which left the road and hit a tree.

Emergency services were called but the driver died at the collision scene.

A male passenger in the car was taken to the Latrobe Regional Hospital for treatment.