Police investigate Morwell hit and run collision

POLICE are investigating following a hit run collision involving an unknown young child in Morwell on Sunday.

Investigators have been told an unregistered Holden station wagon collided with a Nissan Navara at the intersection of Haywood and Porter Sts just before 10pm.

Two unknown occupants of the Holden, a male and a female, fled the scene before police arrived.

Witnesses told police the unknown female was carrying a young child, possibly a toddler in a pink dress, when she fled the scene.

Investigators hold concerns for the welfare of the child because of the nature of the collision.

The male driver and male passenger of the Nissan were both taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

It is believed the Holden was stolen from a nearby address shortly before the crash.

The investigation is ongoing, anyone who may be able to assist in identifying the unknown man, woman and child have been asked to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppervic.com.au.