Frankston Freeway: Pedestrian is killed after walking onto a freeway in Melbourne

A pedestrian has been struck and killed by a truck after they wandered onto a major freeway.

A truck collided with the pedestrian on the Frankston Freeway near Seaford Road in Melbourne on Wednesday at about 5.30am.

A yet-to-be identified man died at the scene. 

The driver of the truck stopped at the scene and is assisting police with inquiries.

The exact circumstances surrounding the collision are being investigated.

The freeway has been closed off between Seaford Road and the Mornington Peninsula Freeway, causing increasing delays during the morning rush hour.

Drivers are being advised to take the Seaford Road exit and use Frankston-Dandenong Road and Peninsula Link to bypass the closed section. 

The southbound lanes on the freeway heading towards Frankston are still open. 

Motorists should allow extra time. 

Anyone who witnessed the collision with dashcam footage or information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000

A section of citybound lanes on the Frankston Freeway in Melbourne have been closed off due to a serious crash

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