Police seek witnesses to hit run in East Malvern

Police are appealing for witnesses following a hit-run collision in East Malvern on Tuesday (7 May).

It is believed a motorbike was travelling east on Dandenong Road just before the intersection of Warrigal Road about 6.20pm.

Traffic on Dandenong Road was moving slowly and the motorbike rider was making his way toward the Warrigal Road intersection when he was struck by a dark-coloured Ford Mustang.

The rider was thrown from his bike and it is believed the driver of the Mustang continued driving then stopped a short distance up the road where he got out of his vehicle.

The man appeared to look at his vehicle and then got back in and drove off north towards Warrigal Road without speaking to the rider.

The rider, a 24-year-old Clayton man, was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Investigators are appealing for anyone with dash-cam footage or who may have any information relating to this collision, to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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