A person is at the run after fatally working over a bike owner in a stolen automobile on a hectic Melbourne highway.
The sufferer, a lady believed to be elderly in her 20s, suffered “devastating” accidents and died on the scene.
She used to be hit by way of the white Mercedes sedan because it lower into the Chapel Side road motorbike lane at South Yarra round 10am on Sunday.
“Nowadays, we’ve misplaced the lifetime of a tender woman who used to be simply going a few Sunday morning bicycle trip,” Inspector Stuart McGregor advised journalists on the scene. “Sadly for her, the motive force of the white Mercedes determined he used to be going to chop thru at the left-hand facet of the opposite cars and on the identical time he’s collided together with her and driven her up towards every other automobile.”
The person made a run for it after bystanders helped him from the automobile, which used to be stolen final week in an irritated housebreaking at Elsternwick.
Regarded as elderly between his overdue 20s and early 30s, the motorist used to be final observed working from bystanders alongside a close-by side road, carrying shoulder-length hair, a depressing beard and moustache, and dressed in black sneakers and garments together with an Adidas tracksuit.
“This isn’t going to depart … We will be able to arrest you,” McGregor mentioned. “You’re going to visit court docket, you’re going to appear much better when you come to us.”
Police have now not but been ready to touch the lifeless lady’s circle of relatives and plan to free up a photograph in their suspect.