One person is dead and another seriously injured following a horrific two car crash on the Princes Highway in Victoria last night.
The accident happened near Hardy Drive in Trafalgar just before 8.30pm.
One vehicle burst into flames after coming to rest on a set of train tracks.
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The driver died at the scene. They are yet to be identified.
A female in the second vehicle was rushed to hospital with serious injuries.
A male also in the second car escaped with only minor injuries.
Trains were halted in the area for several hours while the scene of the crash was examined and the wreckage was cleared from the tracks.
Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.