Wyndham Vale man charged after fatal hit


A Wyndham Vale man has been charged following the death of a pedestrian in Derrimut on Sunday morning.

A 27-year-old Sunshine West man was allegedly struck by a car on Boundary Road, between William Angliss Drive and Mt Derrimut Road, just before 3.50am on February 11.

He died at the scene.

A 36-year-old Wyndham Vale man handed himself in to a police station at about 11pm on Monday.

He has been charged with failure to stop, failure to render assistance, driving whilst disqualified, driving an unregistered vehicle, use of a false licence plate, and bail related offences.

Police will allege the driver dumped the car involved nearby before fleeing the scene.

He has been remanded to appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on May 7.

Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.