Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are investigating a fatal crash in Beaconsfield this morning.
It is understood a car crashed into a tree on Old Princes Highway about 12.15am.
Emergency services worked on a female passenger, but she was pronounced deceased at the scene.
A male passenger in the car was airlifted to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The male driver, a 30-year-old Pakenham man, was arrested at the scene and is assisting police with their enquiries.
Anyone who witnessed the crash, has dashcam/CCTV footage or further information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.auExternal Link
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