Five people, including two children, have been taken to hospital following a serious crash in Melbourne’s West this morning.

Emergency crews were called to the corner of Sneydes Road and the Princes Freeway at 7:10 AM after a car hit a light pole.

It has been reported by 9News that one child was sitting unrestrained an adults knee at the time.

Two children have been taken to The Royal Children’s Hospital, as well as three people to The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

As a result of the crash, there were other traffic lights out in the Werribee area.