Woman dies in Melbourne hit-and-run crash

A motorcyclist has died after a hit-run collision in Melbourne's southwest.

The woman was riding her bike when she was hit by a silver Toyota Hilux that failed to stop on the Princes Highway at Wyndham Vale just after 4pm on Friday. She was taken to hospital in a critical condition and later died.

The driver of the ute, a 45-year-old man, was arrested at a Wyndham Vale address about 6.30pm and is currently assisting police with their inquiries.