Message from the Chief Commissioner

Fatal accident at Invermay

Release date: Wed 7 May 2008

Last updated: Wed 7 May 2008

A woman has died after being struck by a vehicle as she walked along the Western Highway, Invermay, near Ballarat,†last night..

The collision occurred about 8.05pm between the Midland Highway and Swinglers Road overpasses.

The woman, believed to be aged in her 20ís, died at the scene.

The driver and only occupant of the car was not injured.

Local police are at the scene and will investigate the circumstances surrounding the collision.

The westbound lanes of the highway are closed and traffic is being diverted through the Ballarat township.

Police will prepare a report for the Coroner.

Road Toll 2008 123

2007 105

Senior Constable Wendy Willingham

Media Officer

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