Good Samaritan who stopped to help a car crash victim is hit and killed by another vehicle by the side of the road
- Woman killed after she was struck by car on Melbourne’s Monash Freeway
- The passing motorist had stopped to help another driver involved in a crash
- Good Samaritan was hit by another car travelling along freeway early Monday
A Good Samaritan has been killed after she stopped to help another motorist hurt in a car crash on a major freeway.
Emergency services rushed to the Monash Freeway in Endeavour Hills in Melbourne’s south-east about 3.15am on Monday.
A car travelling east on Heatherton Road, crashed into traffic lights and came to a halt on the Monash Freeway.
A passing motorist stopped her car and was helping the driver when she was hit by another car travelling along the freeway.
The woman died at the scene and is yet to be formally identified.
The Monash Freeway remains closed inbound between Heatherton Road and Stud Road after a fatal crash on Monday. Pictured is the scene
The driver of the vehicle involved in the initial crash was also seriously injured and taken to hospital.
The driver of the car that struck the woman is assisting police with their inquiries.
The crash is being investigated by the major collision investigation unit.
The Monash Freeway remains closed inbound between Heatherton Road and Stud Road.
‘Delays are building quickly. Use the Princes Highway as an alternative through the area. Emergency services are directing traffic. Allow extra time,’ a Vic Traffic alert read.
Investigators would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision or who has dash cam footage to come forward.
A woman has died and another driver was rushed to hospital following an incident on the Monash Freeway on Monday (stock image)