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Australia'Heartbreaking': Young couple killed in motorbike crash

23:35  08 september  2019
23:35  08 september  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

Pedestrian killed in hit-run in Melbourne's southeast

Pedestrian killed in hit-run in Melbourne's southeast A pedestrian has been killed in a suspected hit-run crash in Melbourne's southeast. Police say the woman was crossing the road at Wellington Street near Scenic Boulevard in Clayton when she was hit by a dark coloured wagon travelling west just before 10pm last night. The driver failed to stop. Police located the car believed to be involved, dumped at a property on North Road, Clayton at about 11pm. Investigators believe the car was travelling at a high speed prior to the crash and are asking anyone who witnessed the crash or with dashcam footage to come forward.

A young couple have died in a motorcycle crash in Sydney's south on Sunday morning, in a scene that emergency responders described as "heartbreaking".

Emergency services were called to Forest Road, Peakhurst at 11:10am, where the motorbike was crushed into a pole.

Despite the best efforts of concerned witnesses, the 32-year-old male rider and his 22-year-old pillion died at the scene.

'Heartbreaking': Young couple killed in motorbike crash© 9News A Sunday morning cruise through Sydney's Peakhurst turned into tragedy when the young couple crashed.

"I was sitting at the bus stop waiting for a bus, the next thing I heard: bang," said witness Douglas Blades.

Woman killed in hit-run crash, car found dumped at nearby property

Woman killed in hit-run crash, car found dumped at nearby property Police believe a car was speeding when it hit and killed a woman crossing the road in Clayton on Thursday night, before the vehicle was dumped at a nearby property.

Andrew Bibby from NSW Ambulance has commended the bravery of the bystanders who stepped in to try to administer CPR to the pair.

"We had people calling 000 and our 000 call takers talked people through doing CPR. The bystanders were doing an incredible job," he said.

'Heartbreaking': Young couple killed in motorbike crash© 9News The motorbike was crushed into a pole after the rider lost control.

"It was a very heartbreaking scene, to see two young people, their lives cut tragically short."

'Heartbreaking': Young couple killed in motorbike crash© 9News Investigators are looking into the cause of the crash. Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash, including whether the rider was speeding when he lost control of the motorbike.

Anyone with dashcam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Scammer poses as family of young girl killed in WA car crash in fundraising ruse.
Following Abbey Forrest's death, two fundraising pages were set up on the website Go Get Funding, by a single user pretending to be two different members of her family.

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