News State Victoria Car hits four pedestrians in Melbourne CBD

Car hits four pedestrians in Melbourne CBD

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The incident is being treated as an accident. Photo: AAP
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A preschool-aged girl is among the injured after a car struck four pedestrians at the corner of William and La Trobe streets in Melbourne’s CBD.

Victoria Police confirmed the incident at 3.45pm on Sunday was being treated as an accident.

Nine News reported an Uber driver was waiting to do a hook turn when the car was struck by an RACV van, pushing the car into the path of pedestrians crossing the road.

“The exact cause of the collision is yet to be determined, but it is being treated as accidental,” Victoria Police said.

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A preschool-aged girl was hospitalised with face and leg abrasions. Photo: AAP

“It is believed two cars have collided and one has lost control, hitting four pedestrians.”

A Victoria Ambulance spokesperson said all four patients were in a stable condition.

The preschool-aged girl suffered abrasions to her face and legs and has been transported to the Royal Children’s Hospital.

A man in his 30s suffered leg injuries, the spokesperson said.

A woman in her 30s is being treated for leg and back soreness. Another woman in her 30s is being treated for rib and chest soreness.

They were taken to Royal Melbourne and St Vincent hospitals.

Anyone who witnessed the incident should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.