Norwegian dies after being struck by car


A Norwegian tourist has died in hospital days after he was hit by a car in Connolly on Boxing Day in Australia.

The 24-year-old pedestrian was crossing the road near Connolly Shopping Centre about 12.30pm when he was knocked to the ground by a passing car.

The black 2014 Volkswagen Golf hatchback struck the man as it was travelling south-east along Fairway Circle near Royal Melbourne Avenue.

The man, who was visiting Perth from Norway, received critical injuries and was taken by ambulance to Royal Perth Hospital.

He died two days later from his injuries sustained during the crash.

Major Crash officers would like to speak to anyone who saw the crash, the pedestrian or hatchback prior to the crash.

Anyone with dash cam footage of the area at the time of the incident, or has any information regarding this incident should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report it online at

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