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Pedestrian is hit by a truck and killed in Melbourne’s east 

Woman is killed after being struck by a truck while walking at a busy intersection in Melbourne’s east

  • A female pedestrian was killed after being hit at a junction in Melbourne’s east
  • She was struck by a trailer truck at around 4.30pm on Monday afternoon  
  • The pedestrian has yet to be identified and police investigations are ongoing 
  • Commuters have been urged to avoid the area and lane closures are in place 

A pedestrian has been killed after being struck by a truck in eastern Melbourne on Monday afternoon.

A female pedestrian was crossing an intersection at the corner of Denmark Street and Studley Road in Kew at about 4.30pm when she was struck by a trailer truck, police said.

The male truck driver was not injured in the collision and assisted police at the scene. 

A pedestrian has been killed after being struck by a truck at an intersection in Kew, eastern Melbourne (pictured) on Monday afternoon

The pedestrian, who has yet to be identified, died at the scene and an investigation into her death is underway.

Commuters have been told to avoid the area and tram services going through the junction have been suspended.

Lane closures will be in place at Kew Junction for the foreseeable future, according to VicRoads. 

More to come 

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