Fatal motorcycle crash – Footscray

Police and emergency services are currently at the scene of a fatal crash involving a motorcycle in Footscray, Victoria Police say.

The exact circumstances surrounding the incident are yet to be established, however it is believed a motorcycle travelling along Ballarat Road lost control on tram tracks and struck a pole shortly before 4pm.

Paramedics attempted to resuscitate the man, believed to be aged in his 40s, however he died at the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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