Police officer hit by car at scene of fatal crash in Victoria

A police officer has been struck by a car while investigating the scene of a fatal crash in Geelong.

The officer was at the scene of a fatal crash on the Bellarine Highway, near the intersection of Brinsmead Lane, when he struck around 11.15pm last night.

A 31-year-old man was killed in the crash after losing control of his car and slamming into a tree.


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While police were cordoning off the road, a stolen vehicle ploughed through the crash site and struck an officer on the lower leg.

The stolen car, a 2000 gold Honda CRV wagon with registration plates 1ET-4Y0, failed to stop.

The police officer sustained a minor injury to his lower leg and was treated by paramedics at the scene.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has information about the stolen vehicle is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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