One dead, two hurt in Melbourne crash

One man has been killed and two others injured in a car crash in southern Melbourne, police report.

About 4.15pm on Thursday, a sedan carrying all three men crashed into a tree in Broadway, Elwood.

One of the passengers died in the scene. The other passenger was taken to The Alfred Hospital with serious injuries believed to be non life-threatening.

The driver was also taken to the same hospital under police guard.

Police are investigating and calling for any witnesses or dash-cam footage.