Police arrest man after fatal hit-run in Berwick

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives have arrested a man following a fatal hit-run on 26 November.

A 31-year-old Narre Warren man was arrested in Narre Warren this morning.

Detectives subsequently seized a black BMW sedan.

The man is currently assisting police with their enquiries.

The arrest follows a hit-run in Berwick on 26 November where a man was found injured on the side of the Princes Highway, between Neill and Peel streets, about 12.15am.

The injured man suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a car.

The 44-year-old Berwick man was taken to hospital where he later died.

Any witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or log onto www.crimestoppersvic.com.auExternal Link.

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