Fatal crash at Lindenow South

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal collision that has claimed the life of a motorcyclist on Wednesday morning.

It is believed a 4WD was travelling east along the Princes Highway when it collided head on with a motorcycle about 7am.

The female rider of the motorcycle, who is yet to be formally identified, died at the scene.

The male driver and female passenger were not injured and the man is currently assisting police with their enquiries.

The Princes Highway was blocked in both direction with traffic diverted at Bengworden Rd.

Detectives from the Major Collision Investigation Unit are enroute to the scene.

Police are investigating the collision and appeal for anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au