Pedestrian dies after Geelong West collision

A pedestrian has died following a collision on Sunday 12 May in Geelong West.

Investigators have been told the man was attempting to cross Shannon Avenue at the intersection of Lascelles Avenue when a north bound vehicle struck him about 5.45pm.

The 68-year-old man was transported to a local hospital but died on 13 May.

The driver of the Audi, a 66-year-old man, was not injured and stopped to assist police after the incident.

Greater Geelong Highway officers are appealing to anyone who saw a man pushing a trolley with a mattress on it just prior to the collision to come forward.

Anyone with information or who may have witnessed the incident or has dash cam footage of the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

Police will prepare a report for the Coroner.

Lives Lost:

2019: 123

2018: 81

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