A ute driver is on the run after allegedly hitting several pedestrians in Pakenham this afternoon.
Police believe a ute hit seven children and an adult at the intersection of Cardinia Road and the Princess Freeway at about 3.35pm.
The eight pedestrians are being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
The driver is believed to have left the scene on foot.
Anyone who witnessed the crash is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Police will release a media update as soon as more details are known.