Police appeal after pedestrian struck by truck in South Melbourne

Detectives from Major Collision Investigation Unit are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage after a pedestrian sustained life-threatening injuries following a collision in South Melbourne this morning.

Investigators have been told a 49-year-old Melbourne man was crossing at the intersection of Queens Road and Lakeside Drive about 10.40am.

As he was crossing he was struck by a southbound truck.

The driver of the truck, a 51-year-old Roxburgh Park man, was arrested at the scene and has been assisting police with their enquires.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or with dashcam footage or other information 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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