Victoria Police

10/30/2018 | News release | Distributed by Public on 10/30/2018 02:11

Man in wheelchair injured in Docklands hit-run

Melbourne Highway Patrol members are appealing for witnesses following a hit-run collision at Docklands today.

A man in a wheelchair was struck by a car on Bourke Street, near the intersection of Cumberland Street and Seafarers Lane, about 1.20pm.

The blue ford hatch left the scene without stopping.

The man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The offending vehicle was located abandoned on Latrobe Street, near the intersection of King Street a short time later.

The driver is perceived to be Caucasian, 180cm tall, short brown hair with blonde tips, unshaven wearing a grey t-shirt, dark blue denim jeans and white runners.

Investigators are appealing for any witnesses who saw the collision or the offending driver fleeing from the vehicle to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or they can file a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

Sgt Megan Stefanec

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