Police call for information about fatal pedestrian crash

Police are calling for information following a fatal pedestrian crash near Brighton last night.

Police and emergency services were called to the Midland Highway Brighton about 10pm last night, where a 37 year female pedestrian had been struck and killed by a vehicle travelling in the northbound lane.

Crash Investigators and Forensics personnel attended the scene, where an investigation commenced into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

The 19 year old driver of the vehicle involved as well as two other occupants remained at the scene. They were not injured in the crash.

Police are calling for information, particularly anyone who witnessed a woman walking along the Brooker Highway between Claremont and the Midland Highway at Brighton between 8pm-10.15pm.

“Police would also like to talk to anyone who may have given the woman a lift in their vehicle during this time,” Senior Sergeant Klug said.

The woman was wearing a black top, blue jeans, black sneakers and had a black suitcase with her.

Our thoughts are with the woman’s family and loved ones at this difficult time. A report is currently being prepared for the Coroner.

Anyone who may be able to provide information regarding this matter is urged to contact Bridgewater Police or Crash Investigation Services on 131444 or by contacting Crime Stoppers on 1800333000 or crimestopperstas.com.au.

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