Newtown fatal

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are investigating a fatal crash which occurred in Newtown this morning.

Officers have been told a car collided with a mobility scooter at the intersection of Pakington and Skene streets about 10am.

The rider of the scooter, a 78-year-old Geelong West woman, was taken to hospital where she later died.

The male driver, a 50-year-old man from Newtown, of the car has been assisting police with their enquires.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or with dashcam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit

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