Man charged over ‘hit-run’ death

Victoria Police released CCTV footage of a car relating to an alleged fatal hit-run on Princes Highway, Dandenong on 3 June.

By Cam Lucadou-Wells

A man has been charged over an alleged hit-run death on Princes Highway Dandenong on 3 June.

The victim, a 35-year-old Noble Park man, was found lying on the highway between Airlie Avenue and Adelaide Street by a motorist just after 8pm.

He was taken to hospital in a critical condition and later died.

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives arrested a 32-year-old Wantirna man on 7 July.

He was charged with dangerous driving causing death, failing to remain at the scene of an accident, failing to render assistance, disqualified driving and car theft.

He has been remanded to appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on 15 September.


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