Pakenham hit-run investigation continues

Cardinia Crime Investigation Unit detectives continue to investigate an alleged hit-run in Pakenham on Tuesday.

Detectives charged a 24-year-old man yesterday with reckless conduct endangering serious injury.

The Morwell man fronted Melbourne Magistrates’ Court yesterday.

It is alleged a pedestrian was struck by a cyclist in the car park of Main Street Plaza about 8.20am.

The 79-year-old was airlifted to hospital where he remains in a serious condition.

Investigators appeal to anyone in the area at the time of the incident who haven’t yet spoken to police to come forward.

Anyone who has information in relation to the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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