Elderly pedestrian killed in collision

(Rebecca Hosking) 194314_11

By Luke Voogt

An elderly pedestrian has died following a collision at Clifton Springs on Tuesday morning.

The fatal collision occurred on Jetty Road about 7.30am, according to Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives.

Paramedics took the pedestrian, a 79-year-old Clifton Springs man, to hospital with life-threatening injuries where he later died.

The driver, a 37-year-old Curlewis man, stopped at the scene and has since assisted police with their enquiries.

Detectives are yet to determine the exact circumstances surrounding the collision and their investigation is ongoing.

Police urged anyone who witnessed the collision or with dashcam footage, to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report via www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

The man’s death brings the Victoria road toll to 106, compared to 114 at the same time last year.