Woman, 53, in critical condition after alleged hit and run in Point Cook, near Melbourne
Woman, 53, in critical condition after alleged hit and run when Holden Commodore ran a red light
- The incident happened in Point Cook, southwest of Melbourne
- The woman was rushed to hospital after the collision at 11pm on Friday night
- Holden Commodore collided with a Volkswagen Golf
A woman was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after an alleged hit-and-run accident, the driver fled the scene of the accident on foot.
Just after 11pm Friday night, emergency services were called to a two-car collision in Point Cook, about 17 miles southwest of Melbourne.
Police were told a purple Holden Commodore was traveling west on Dunnings Road before running a red light and colliding with a gray Volkswagen Golf.
The Holden’s driver and passenger were unharmed. Image: 9 News
The driver and his passenger were able to escape unharmed, but a 53-year-old was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The 25-year-old driver of the Holden allegedly fled the scene on foot but was soon arrested by police at his home address in Point Cook.
Police have urged anyone who may have been driving down Dunnings Road and seen the purple Holden before the incident to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
The driver is helping with the investigation, but the investigation is ongoing.
The woman was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Image: Included