Woman hit by truck in second fatal incident on Monash Freeway in under an hour

A woman has died after she was hit by a truck on Melbourne's Monash freeway less than half an hour after another fatal crash on the freeway. The woman was standing beside her car on the Monash Freeway outbound near Darling Street in Glen Iris about 8.10am when she was struck by a truck. She died at the scene and has not yet been formally identified. READ MORE: Driver 'lit on fire by motorcycle rider' in alleged road rage attack The truck driver stopped shortly after and is helping police with their inquiries. The incident happened around 20 minutes after a fatal motorbike crash occurred on the Monash Freeway in Doveton. It is believed a motorbike hit a pole near on the freeway near Heatheron Road around 7.50am. The rider, who is also yet to be formally identified, died at the scene despite help from first responders. https://twitter.com/VicTraffic/status/1469054470701080578The Monash Freeway is closed outbound between High Street and Warrigal Road while police investigat..

A woman has died after she was hit by a truck on Melbourne's Monash freeway less than half an hour after another fatal crash on the freeway.

The woman was standing beside her car on the Monash Freeway outbound near Darling Street in Glen Iris about 8.10am when she was struck by a truck.

She died at the scene and has not yet been formally identified.

READ MORE: Driver 'lit on fire by motorcycle rider' in alleged road rage attack

The truck driver stopped shortly after and is helping police with their inquiries.

The incident happened around 20 minutes after a fatal motorbike crash occurred on the Monash Freeway in Doveton.

It is believed a motorbike hit a pole near on the freeway near Heatheron Road around 7.50am.

The rider, who is also yet to be formally identified, died at the scene despite help from first responders.

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The Monash Freeway is closed outbound between High Street and Warrigal Road while police investigate.

The closure has caused major delays on the freeway, with cars having been piled up back to the city.

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