Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Woman, 90, dies after being hit by van

A 90-year-old woman has died after being struck by a reversing vehicle in Reservoir yesterday afternoon.

Police say the woman was walking along Aberdeen Street about 3pm when she was struck by a white Hyundai van which was reversing out of a driveway.

“The woman was trapped under the vehicle for some time while emergency services worked to free her,” Victoria Police said in a statement.

“She was later transported to hospital with serious injuries where she passed away last night.”

The driver of the vehicle, a man in his 30’s, stopped at the scene and is currently assisting police with their enquiries.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or has dashcam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

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