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Two dead and a child in hospital after horror night on Melbourne’s roads

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Two people have died and a child is in hospital after two separate crashes across Melbourne.

A car hit a power pole and caught fire on Sinclairs Road, Deanside, in Melbourne’s north-west, at about 9.25pm last night.

The driver, who is yet to be formally identified, died at the scene.

A child. who was a passenger in the vehicle. was hospitalised following the smash.

Within the same hour, there was a second fatal smash in the city.

A pedestrian was hit and killed on Thompsons Road, Cranbourne, just before 9pm.

The driver stopped and is assisting police.

The exact circumstances surrounding the collision are yet to be determined.

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Police are asking anyone who may have seen the pedestrian acting strangely, or who witnessed the crash, to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or at crimestoppersvic.com.au.

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