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Woman Dies After Tree Falls On Popular Walking Track

A woman has died from her injuries after she was struck by a tree.

Earlier today police confirmed a woman in her 30s was struck by a massive tree in Princes Park in Melbourne.

A fallen tree is seen in Parkville, Melbourne, Monday, August 12, 2019.  Photo: AAP

The woman was found with critical injuries and taken to hospital where she later died.

Police will now prepare a report for the coroner following her death.

No one else was injured during the incident.

Road closures were in place at the southbound lane of Royal Parade near Walker Street and police are asking motorists and cyclists to avoid the area.

The investigation into the incident remains ongoing.

Princes Park is popular among walkers and joggers with a popular walk/run track that loops around the park.