Public appeal after pedestrian struck by car in Lalor

Greensborough Highway Patrol officers are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage after a pedestrian sustained life-threatening injuries during a collision in Lalor this morning.

Investigators have been told the man was crossing High Street, at the intersection of Paschke Street, when he was struck by a black Subaru Forester that was turning right about 6.30am.

The 72-year-old Lalor man sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to hospital where he remains.

The driver of the Subaru, a 45-year-old Lalor woman, stopped and assisted police at the scene.

Police continue to investigate the collision and are urging anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward.

Any witnesses, or anyone with dashcam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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