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Woman and children injured in Melbourne hit-run

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Police are searching for a hit-run driver after a woman and three children were left injured at the scene of a crash in Melbourne’s south-east last night.

Police are searching for a hit-run driver after a woman and three children were left injured at the scene of a crash in Melbourne's south-east last night.

A 37-year-old Pakenham woman was travelling with the children in a Ford sedan when it was struck head-on by a Toyota sedan on Toomuc Valley Road in Pakenham just before 10.30pm.

The woman, two girls aged 13 and 11, and a 10-year-old boy all sustained non-life threatening injuries and were taken to hospital for treatment.

Three children and a woman were in the Ford when it was struck head-on.The driver of the second car fled the scene of the crash.

The Toyota was carrying stolen number plates and the driver fled into nearby scrub.

He is yet to be arrested.

Police are urging anyone with dashcam or information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/pakenham-hit-run-woman-and-children-injured-melbourne-news/56366983-5a93-4247-bc4c-c92d779bb5b7

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