A heartbreaking story is emerging out of the Moorabool Shire, where a baby has been taken to the Royal Chldrens Hospital after it was the sole survivor of a fatal crash on Bacchus Marsh Rd.
The car struck a tree at Balliang East - between the local school and Ballan Rd - just after 2.15pm (Fri).
The female driver died at the scene.
Police say the pair are yet to be formally identified.
Paramedics say the baby was driven to hospital in a stable condition.
The cause of the crash is yet to be determined and anyone with information should call Crimestoppers on 1300 333 000.