A MAN has been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car in Richmond.
Police believe he was crossing Punt Road at traffic lights near Bridge Road when he was struck by a vehicle travelling north just before 9pm.
The man, believed to be in his 20s, was taken to The Alfred hospital with serious head injuries.
The driver, a Templestowe man, was not injured and has been assisting police.
Police are appealing for witnesses. Anyone with information about the collision can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit www.crimestoppers.com.au.