Police arrest man after St Albans hit and run

Major Collision Crime Investigation Unit detectives have arrested a man in relation to an alleged hit-run in St Albans on 8 May.

It’s alleged the 78-year-old pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Main Road East near the corner of Erica Avenue about 9pm.

The driver did not stop to assist and a passer-by called emergency services but the St Albans man died at the scene.

A 64-year-old Essendon man is currently being interviewed by detectives.

Investigators would like to thank the public and media for their assistance.

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