Driver killed after car collides with tree in Victoria

A man has been killed in a traffic crash at Cowes, in Victoria’s Gippsland Region.

Police said the man was travelling along Rhyll Road, near Thompsons Avenue, when his vehicle left the road and hit a tree just before 10am.

State Emergency Service volunteers cut the man from the vehicle however he died at the scene a short time later.


The man, who was the sole occupant, is yet to be identified.

Any witnesses are urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report to