Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are continuing their investigation into a fatal collision in Carnegie last night (19 June).
A woman was crossing Dandenong Road, at the intersection of Darling Road, when she was struck by a car shortly before 8pm.
The 81-year-old woman, from Malvern East, sadly died at the scene.
The female driver, a 54-year-old woman also from Malvern East, stopped at the scene and was taken into custody.
She has since been released pending further enquiries.
The exact circumstances surrounding the collision are yet to be determined and investigations are ongoing.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has dashcam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report via www.crimestoppersvic.com.au