Cyclist killed after horrific hit-run crash by stolen luxury car on Chapel St
A FEMALE cyclist has been killed after a stolen luxury car clipped another vehicle and rolled on top of her on Chapel Street this morning.
The horrific incident occurred near Grover Street about 10am.
It is understood the driver fled the scene on foot and remains on the run.
Police have been told a white Mercedes sedan was travelling south when it clipped another car and rolled onto the cyclist.
She was treated by emergency services but died at the scene.
Her age is at this stage unknown.
Police say two vacant parked cars were also struck during the incident.
No one else is believed to have been injured.
Traffic is currently blocked on Chapel Street between Ellis Street and Malvern Road and diversions are in place.
The exact circumstances surrounding the collision are yet to be established.
Major Crime Investigation Unit detectives are on scene and are urging anyone who witnessed the collision or has information regarding the whereabouts of the Mercedes driver to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000