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Victorian police have arrested a man following a dramatic car chase through the suburbs of Melbourne’s west today.

Officers were told that the man was involved in a two-car crash in the suburb of Melton around 9:30am this morning, where he allegedly produced a firearm and threatened the driver of the second vehicle.

He fled the scene of the collision, where the passenger of the second car – a 63-year-old woman – had to be taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police arrested the 24-year-old Box Hill man around midday. (Nine News)

Police searched the area looking for the man before receiving information the suspect in question had allegedly committed an aggravated burglary at another address in Melton around 11:30am.

There he had allegedly produced a gun, threatened the residents of a home and stole their Kia Sportage.

Police pursued the stolen Kia, which crossed onto the other side of the rise several times during the chase.

Several detectives were able to apprehend the man after an erratic car chase. (Nine News)

Officers eventually rammed the Kia, causing it to stop and arrested the man inside just after midday.

The man – a 24-year-old from Box Hill – is currently assisting police.

Officers are asking anyone who witnessed the incident or has information on any of the alleged incidents to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

Source: 9News

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