Crash claims boy's life: 4-year-old and 40-year-old taken to hospital

A three-year-old boy has died after an accident at Mulwala on Sunday, after the car he was travelling in hit a tree.

A Mitsubishi Lancer was travelling along Spring Drive, Mulwala – almost 100km west of Albury – when it left the road and hit a tree about 4pm.

Emergency services were called and two children were treated.

A boy, 3, died at the scene while a second child, a 4-year-old boy, was taken to Albury Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

The driver, a 40-year-old man, was airlifted to a Melbourne hospital for treatment.

Officers from Albury Local Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

An investigation is underway, with a report to  be prepared for the Coroner.