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Melbourne teen girl struck by truck in alleged hit-and-run

  • A teenager is fighting for life after being struck by truck in an alleged hit-and-run
  • The girl was crossing Whitehorse Road in Ringwood, Melbourne’s east when hit 
  • Police said the driver failed to stop after hitting the girl about 7am on Wednesday
  • Victoria Police are urging the driver to come forward, as the girl fights for her life

A 14-year-old girl has died after being struck down by a truck in a horror alleged hit-and-run while walking to school.  

The teenager was crossing Whitehorse Road in Ringwood,Melbourne’s east, about 7am on Wednesday when she was hit.  

The driver of the truck failed to stop at the scene. 

A 39-year-old man has since come forward to the police and is assisting officers with their investigation. 

A teenage girl is fighting for her life after being struck by a truck in an alleged ‘hit-and-run’ (ambulance at the scene) 

Police said the brown-coloured light truck was seen driving away from the scene, east-bound on the Maroondah Highway.

Victoria Police told Daily Mail Australia the investigation was ongoing. 

VicRoads urged motorists to avoid the area, or expect major delays.

The teenager was crossing Whitehorse Road in Ringwood, Melbourne's east, about 7am on Wednesday when she was hit (scene of the incident is pictured) 

The teenager was crossing Whitehorse Road in Ringwood, Melbourne’s east, about 7am on Wednesday when she was hit (scene of the incident is pictured) 

Victoria Police are urging the driver of the truck to come forward after they failed to stop at the scene (scene pictured) 

Victoria Police are urging the driver of the truck to come forward after they failed to stop at the scene (scene pictured) 

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