Crash closes southbound lanes of Hume Freeway

THE south-bound lane of the Hume Freeway north of Euroa has been closed tonight as emergency services respond to a fatal car crash.

It is believed the car left the Hume Freeway, crashed into a tree and burst into flames.

The yet to be identified driver died at the scene.

The crash caused a grass fire between the two Euroa exits.

Firefighters now have the blaze under control.

More details to come.