Cy­clist dead af­ter hit-run

The Chronicle - - National News -

A MAN is on the run af­ter fa­tally run­ning over a cy­clist in a stolen car on a busy Melbourne road.

The vic­tim, a woman thought to be aged in her 20s, suf­fered “dev­as­tat­ing” in­juries and died at the scene.

She was hit by the white Mercedes sedan as it cut into the Chapel St bike lane at South Yarra about 10am yes­ter­day.

“To­day, we’ve lost the life of a young girl who was just go­ing about a Sun­day morn­ing bi­cy­cle ride,” In­spec­tor Stu­art McGre­gor said.

The mo­torist was last seen run­ning from by­standers along a nearby street

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