A police appeal has been launched for witnesses and dashcam footage after a woman pushing a baby in a pram was allegedly hit by a car in Melbourne’s north-west.
Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage after the woman pushing a baby in a pram was struck in an alleged hit-and-run in Melbourne's north-west.
The woman, named Sarah*, was pushing the baby in a stroller when she was allegedly knocked down by a car on May 16.
The 35-year-old Ascot Vale woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
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She had been walking alongside a man across Mount Alexander Road, near Mascoma Street, when she was allegedly hit by a car travelling north towards Ormond Road.
"There was no traffic and then all of a sudden I'd been hit by a car," she said.
The man and the children were uninjured.
Witnesses described the car involved as a small dark-coloured hatchback.
Highway patrol officers have implored anyone in the area at the time with footage or information to come forward as the search for the alleged hit-run offender continues.
* Surname withheld
Anyone who has dashcam footage or any information that could assist police with their enquiries is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/ascot-vale-hitrun-search-for-driver-who-allegedly-struck-woman-with-baby-in-pram/080f2d0c-7a2c-4f21-bd9c-197f35b096fe