A 59-YEAR-OLD woman and a four-year-old girl have been hospitalised with serious injuries after they were struck by a car in Clayton this morning.
About 8.40am paramedics were called to Centre Road in Clayton where the pair were struck while crossing the road.
Ambulance Victoria spokesman Paul Bentley said the girl suffered head, leg and pelvis injuries and was taken to the Royal Children’s Hospital in a stable condition. The woman was taken to The Alfred with head, leg and abdominal injuries.
Victoria Police spokeswoman Senior Constable Melissa Seach said police were on the scene.
The driver of the car, a 38-year-old Oakleigh South man, is assisting police with their inquiries.
At this stage, police believe that speed was not a factor.