An 18-year-old motorcycle rider died in a crash in Woodend yesterday just after 1 a.m.
Investigators responding to the crash said the rider collided with a tree.
This accident brings Victoria’s road toll for 2023 up to 198 fatalities compared to 162 lives lost this time last year.
Premier Daniel Andrews pleads Victorians to follow the road rules in place as the road toll grows.
Anyone who witnessed the incident, has dashcam or CCTV footage, or information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.