The state’s annual road toll has hit 242 after a crash between a motorcycle and a car on the Mornington Peninsula overnight. Rising 29 more than last years total.

The crash occurred on Hodgins Road in Hastings around 10:30pm last night, where the motorcyclist died in the incident. He is yet to be identified.

The car driver was taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The cause of crash is yet to be determined.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.