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Source: State of Victoria Police

Thursday, 26 September 2019 12:15

Police are investigating a hit run collision in Springvale today (26 September).

Investigators have been told a dark coloured sedan was travelling east along Hope Street when it struck a 5-year-old boy at 4pm.

It is believed the driver of the car did not stop.

The boy was found on the road by a nearby resident and taken to hospital with life threatening-injuries.

Hospital staff notified police who commenced an investigation.

Investigators believe the sedan may have damage to the passenger side headlight area.

Investigators are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or with any dashcam footage to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at

Sergeant Cameron Scott