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Hawthorn East man suffers head accidents after scooter hit-and-run on Boxing Day

A Melbourne man was left lying on a footpath with head injuries after he was struck by a motorized scooter in a hit-and-run on Boxing Day.

The 64-year-old was walking north on Burke Rd near Ryeburne Ave in Hawthorn East just before 6pm when a motorized scooter lost control next to him.

The scooter mounted the gutter and rode along the footpath with its foot pegs scraping along the ground.

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The scooter rider did not stop to help the pedestrian and rode off on Ryeburne Ave. Credit: Victoria Police

It then hit the man and he fell to the ground, striking his head on the pavement.

The scooter rider did not stop to help the pedestrian and rode off on Ryeburne Ave.

The man was treated for multiple head injuries and has since been released from hospital.

The motorized scooter is described as a Kymco brand. Credit: Victoria Police

Police are urgently searching for the scooter rider and have released a CCTV image of him.

The motorized scooter is described as a Kymco brand and anyone with information is urged to contact the police.

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