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Pedestrian dies after being struck by car in Brunswick East

Thursday 2 March 2023 12:10am

An 82-year-old man has died after being struck by a car in Brunswick East yesterday.

A Ford Ranger allegedly hit the Brunswick West man while he was crossing the road at the intersection of Hope Street and Melville Road about 9.45am.

He was taken to hospital however died this morning.

The Ranger driver, a 27-year-old man, stopped at the scene to assist.

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives charged the Brunswick man with dangerous driving causing serious injury.

He will appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

For the current provisional lives lost tally please see Link .

Leonie Johnson

Media Unit


Reviewed 02 March 2023