Fatal collision on Princes Highway

Zoe Askew

A 55-year-old Rosedale man has died after being struck by a car on the Princes Highway this morning.

At 8:20 am, the 55-year-old man was standing on the roadway beside his vehicle; police were told he had stopped to assist a motorist with a flat tyre.

The man was struck by an approaching car, driven by a 23-year-old Rosedale man, near the intersection of Rights Lane.

Sadly, the 55-year-old Rosedale man died at the scene.

The driver of the approaching car stopped immediately and continues to assist the police with their enquiries.

The fatal collision in Flynn this morning is now being investigated by the Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives, with the exact circumstances surrounding the collision yet to be determined.

Traffic diversions remain in place for west bound traffic.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, has dash cam footage, or any other information that could assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.