Hit-and-Run Investigation Unfolds: Police Seek Public Assistance in Point Cook Collision Case
Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are actively investigating a hit-and-run incident that took place in Point Cook late Friday night. The collision, involving two vehicles, occurred on Dunnings Road shortly after 11 p.m. on May 26, prompting the arrival of emergency services.
According to reports provided to investigators, a Purple Holden Commodore was traveling west on Dunnings Road and disregarded a red traffic signal at the intersection of Dunnings Road and Boardwalk Boulevard. As a result, the Holden collided with a grey Volkswagen Golf that was heading south on Boardwalk Boulevard.
The driver of the Holden allegedly fled the scene on foot, leaving the passenger behind. However, the police managed to locate and apprehend the driver at his residence shortly afterward. Fortunately, both the driver and passenger of the Holden emerged from the incident without any injuries.
Sadly, a 53-year-old woman from Point Cook, who was driving the Volkswagen Golf, sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital for treatment.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing, and authorities are seeking the assistance of the public. Anyone who was in the vicinity of Dunnings Road before the collision and witnessed the purple Holden Commodore is urged to come forward with any information.
Additionally, individuals who have dashcam footage or any other relevant details that could aid investigators are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.