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Truganina Collision Leaves Pedestrian with Life-Threatening Injuries

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Woman Hit by Car at 4:35 am - Kia Driver Cooperates as Police Unravel Details of the Incident

 In a harrowing incident early this morning, a pedestrian was struck by a car on Leakes Road, Truganina, prompting a thorough investigation by police. The collision occurred at approximately 4:35 am, turning the streets into a scene of chaos and prompting a significant police presence.

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The victim, identified as a woman, was crossing Leakes Road when she was hit by a white Kia sedan. Emergency services swiftly responded to the scene and transported the injured pedestrian to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The severity of the situation necessitated the establishment of a crime scene, extending from Delivery Drive to Palmers Road. The focal point of the investigation appeared to be a green Woolworths bag found in the middle of the intersection.

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The bag that was under investigation by police at the scene

The female driver of the white Kia sedan, who remained at the scene, was reported to be unharmed.

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The white Kia had front end damage

Meanwhile, belongings scattered at the site, including a single shoe, what seemed to be a wig, and the aforementioned green bag, were covered by the State Emergency Service (SES) as rain added another layer of complexity to the situation.

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A hairpiece or wig was also on the road.

The incident resulted in significant traffic disruptions, with the investigation extending well into peak hours. Commuters faced delays and detours as police officers meticulously worked to piece together the circumstances surrounding the collision.

Traffic on Leakes road this morning
There was traffic chaos this morning

Authorities are appealing to the public for assistance in their investigation. Anyone who witnessed the incident, possesses relevant information, or has footage capturing the events is urged to come forward. The Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800 333 000 or the website www.crimestoppersvic.com.au are channels available for individuals to share their accounts and contribute to the ongoing investigation.

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