Pedestrian killed in Cranbourne

A man has sadly died after he was hit by a car.

A man has tragically died after he was hit by a car in Cranbourne on Tuesday night, 16 February.

Police and emergency services were called to Thompsons Road about 8.45pm after reports that a car and a pedestrian had collided.

The pedestrian, a man, sustained critical injuries and unfortunately died at the scene.

The driver of the car stopped at the scene and is assisting police with their enquiries

The exact circumstances surrounding the collision are yet to be determined, however Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are investigating.

The death brings the total number of lives lost on the road in 2021 to 26, as of Wednesday morning, 17 February.

Police are urging anyone who may have seen a pedestrian acting strangely or walking in the vicinity of the South Gippsland Highway and Thompsons Road to come forward.

Any witnesses to the crash, or anyone with dashcam footage should also contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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