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Search for hit-run driver underway

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A white Nissan X-Trail SUV was travelling along Main Road East on the morning of November 15. Picture: Supplied

A search for the driver who struck and abandoned a pedestrian in Melbourne’s northwest is underway, with police releasing CCTV of the moments surrounding the incident.

A woman was crossing the road at the intersection of McKechnie Street and Main Road East at about 10.50am on November 15 when she was struck by a white Nissan X-Trail SUV.

The driver of the Nissan, who had been travelling along Main Road East, stopped briefly to check on the 49-year-old Hillside woman before fleeing the scene.

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A white Nissan X-Trail SUV was travelling along Main Road East on the morning of November 15. Picture: Supplied
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A woman suffered serious injuries after she was hit at the intersection of Main Road East and McKechnie St. Picture: Supplied

She suffered serious injuries and was rushed to hospital for treatment.

On Thursday police released CCTV footage of a car they believe was involved in the incident.

Police have urged anyone with further information or who has dashcam footage or otherwise witnessed the collision, to contact Crime Stoppers.