Two primary school aged children were struck by the vehicle and were treated for a range of injuries. One of the children was flown to the Royal Children‘s Hospital by air ambulance in a stable condition with a head injury and leg injuries.
The other child was taken to the Royal Children‘s Hospital by road ambulance in a stable condition with leg injuries.
The female driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and was unharmed.
Authorities are still investigating the cause of the crash and are asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident, have dashcam footage, or any other relevant information, to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.