Man in hospital after being hit by car in Melbourne’s CBD

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A man in his 60s has died after being struck by a car in the CBD.

Key points:Police say they are treating the crash as a “serious incident”The man was taken to hospital and pronounced dead after being rushed to Royal Prince Alfred HospitalThe man, who has not been named, is believed to be in his 70sPolice say the crash happened in the area of the Yarra Walkway and Adelaide Street, near the University of Melbourne campus.(ABC News: John Wicks)Police said the man was struck by another car at about 8:40pm on Sunday night, just metres from the University and the University Medical Centre.

He was taken by ambulance to Royal Albert Hospital and pronounced in critical condition.

No arrests have been made.

Police said a car driven by a man in a red Volvo collided with a silver Nissan Altima on the corner of Adelaide Street and Victoria Street.

The driver of the Volvo stopped to help and the other car then ran away.

A man in the Volvo was later arrested.

The car involved in the crash has been impounded.

Police are urging anyone who witnessed the collision to contact Crime Stoppers.

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