Police are investigating a suspected shooting and car crash in Melton South overnight.

Police were called to Kurrajong Crescent just after 3.30am following reports gunshots were heard in the vicinity and a car had crashed into a power pole.

It is believed the driver, a Melton woman aged in her 20s, lost control of her car after a shot was fired into the front of her vehicle.

Nearby residents have told police they heard a vehicle leaving the scene, however the exact circumstances surrounding the incident are still being established.

The area has been cordoned off and a crime scene set up. 

Police say no one has been injured and the woman who was driving the car is assisting police with their inquiries.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.