A 60-year-old man has tragically died in a crash at Mount Martha yesterday.

According to The Age, investigators believe the vehicle was travelling along The Esplanade when it struck a power pole about 3.15pm Sunday.

The driver died at the scene.

An eight-year-old Frankston girl was also in the car, she was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The fatality brings Victoria’s road toll to 182 – that’s 61 more than the same time last year.