Police charge man for fatal hit-run in Hamilton

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives have charged a man after an alleged fatal hit-run in Hamilton on 10 March.

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in Henry Court shortly after 3am.

The victim, a 48-year-old Hamilton man, died at the scene.

The driver allegedly fled the scene and was arrested a short time later.

A 52-year-old Balmoral man was charged with dangerous driving causing death, fail to stop and fail to render assistance.

He will appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court this morning.

Investigators are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with dash cam footage to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

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