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Man dies after being struck by car in Fawkner

Friday 3 March 2023 6:08pm

Fawkner Highway Patrol are appealing for witnesses following the death of a pedestrian after he was struck by a car in Fawkner this morning.

Police have been told the collision occurred on the Western Ring Road as the car was travelling east, near Sydney Road, just after 3am.

The driver of the car involved, along with witnesses, stopped at the scene to render assistance.

Sadly, the pedestrian died at the scene.

Officers are appealing for information and or dashcam to assist in determining the movements of the pedestrian prior to the collision.

It is believed the man may have been on or in the vicinity of the freeway for some time prior to being struck.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, with information or dashcam vision is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or log onto Link .

For the current provisional lives lost tally please see Link .

Sergeant Julie-Anne Newman

Media Unit


Reviewed 03 March 2023