A spectator has tragically died after being struck by a car at a regional speedway 230km west north-west of Melbourne.
Victoria Police are investigating the death after a car struck the spectator at the Stawell Motor Sports Club about 4.20pm on Saturday.
The vehicle allegedly struck the spectator at the speedway on Burrong Basin Rd, Stawell.
A man, 18 from Pimpinio died at the scene.
A car has struck a spectator at Stawell Motor Sports Club north-west of Melbourne
The driver of the car, a 28-year-old Wendouree man, was arrested and later released pending further enquiries.
‘Police are working to establish the exact circumstances of the incident and investigations remain ongoing,’ a statement read.
‘Investigators are keen to speak to anyone who has footage of the incident.’
Police urge anyone who saw the incident, has dashcam, CCTV or information to contact Crime Stoppers.
The Northern Grampians town is 237 kilometres west-north-west of Melbourne.
Stawell Motor Sports Club has been contacted for comment.
The tragedy takes Victoria’s road toll in 2023 to 238 lives lost.
Victoria Police have launched an investigation into the speedway tragedy