Man, 85, dies in hospital after being hit by van in Melbourne

AN elderly man has sadly died in hospital after he was run over by a van in Melbourne’s north on Saturday morning.

The 85-year-old man was crossing the intersection of Sydney and Bakers roads in Coburg North when he was struck around 6.35am.

The male driver of the van stopped and rendered assistance.


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The elderly man was critically injured. He was rushed to hospital where sadly, he later died.

As investigations continue, police are urging any witnesses to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.