Jogger seriously injured in hit-run collision at Williamstown

Police are appealing for public assistance after a man was seriously injured in a hit and run collision at Williamstown this morning.

Investigators understand the 27-year-old Moonee Ponds man was jogging southbound on Douglas Parade when he was struck from behind by what was believed to be a dark-coloured SUV about 6.10am.

The driver failed to stop at the scene.

The man was assisted by a nearby walker who contacted emergency services.

He was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident, has dashcam footage or any other information that could assist investigators with their enquiries to contact Crime Stoppers on 18000 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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