Motorcyclist killed in horror hit-and-run is remembered as ‘friendly and bubbly’ as police appeal for witnesses
- Ramaine Meldrum, 47, was killed in a hit-and-run collision on Friday afternoon
- She was an experienced motorbike rider with more than 20 years experience
- Friends and family have remembered her as a bubbly and easy-going woman
Friends and family have remembered the mother who was tragically killed in an alleged hit and run as an easy-going woman with a passion for motorbikes.
Ramaine Meldrum, 47, an experienced motorbike rider, was killed when she collided with a silver Toyota Hilux on Friday afternoon.
Ms Meldrum had been on her bike travelling south on the Princes Highway, in Wyndham Vale, in Melbourne’s south-west when the crash happened.
Ramaine Meldrum, 47, (pictured) an experienced motorbike rider, was killed when she collided with a silver Hilux on Friday afternoon
Tributes have been flowing, with many sharing their heartbreak over the death on social media.
Rick Goodman had known Ms Meldrum through their shared passion for motorbikes.
He described her as always being bright and happy.
‘She was very well known in the motorcycle fraternity, having been very active on rides and rallies for well over two decades,’ he told The Age.
Ms Meldrum had been on her bike travelling south on the Princes Highway, in Wyndham Vale, In Melbourne’s south-west when the crash happened
‘She was bubbly, friendly, easy-going and lots of fun,’ he told the Herald Sun.
Ms Meldrum has left behind a young daughter.
The driver of the Hilux allegedly failed to stop after the collision.
A 45-year-old man was arrested on Friday but has since been released.
Police are now appealing for information relating to the crash.