Princes Highway fatality

A CRASH claimed the life of a man on the Princes Highway east of  Traralgon this morning.

Police believe a car and truck collided head-on on the Princes Highway about 7.30am.

The male driver of the car, believed to be in his 30s, was declared dead at the scene.

The Princes Highway was closed between Flynns Creek and McNairn Rds, with traffic diverted through Toongabbie.

Police have urged anyone who witnessed the collision to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit www.crimestoppers.com.au