Armadale crash: Sakshi Agrawal arrested, woman fights for life after alleged collision

Footage has emerged of a woman’s arrest following a shocking accident involving a luxury electric car in Melbourne. A 26-year-old is fighting for his life.

A woman has been put on trial after she was dramatically arrested after a horrific accident with a luxury car in Melbourne, leaving another woman fighting for her life.

Police say Sakshi Agrawal, 23, was behind the wheel of a Tesla as it crashed into an elderly care worker who was about to board a tram on Wattletree Road at Armadale in the town’s eastern town around 6.30am on Tuesday.

The impact of the collision is believed to have thrown 26-year-old Nicole Lagos more than 15 meters.

She was rushed to Alfred Hospital with life-threatening injuries where she remains.

Footage recorded by Nine News shows Mrs Agrawal returning after allegedly leaving the scene of the accident.

Police began searching for the suspected driver, but she returned to the scene with her partner and housemate to report.

She can be seen walking through the scene of the accident before being arrested and put in the back of a police car in tears.

The 23-year-old appeared in Melbourne Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday on charges of driving causing injury, failure to stop at the scene of the accident and failure to provide assistance.

Ms Agrawal is a P-plates.

The Mount Waverley woman was interviewed by police on Tuesday.

Detective acting senior sergeant Jarrod Dwyer claimed the driver was “panicked” after hitting the woman.

“That they did not stop to help is a problem,” he said.

“We appreciate that people will panic in a situation where they are involved in one of these collisions, but it is always best to stop.”

Her car has since been salvaged.

A car with a broken windshield was also seen on footage, while part of the car appeared to be lying on the street.

Police are looking for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or caught it on a dashcam.

Wattletree Rd was closed in both directions between Kooyong Rd and Glenferrie Rds, but it has since reopened.

Anyone with information or dashcam footage is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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