An elderly woman is tragically dead after being fired from her car when it hit a letterbox near her home in Melbourne's east.
The 79-year-old turned from the driveway of Blackburn North home at about. when the car continued to back up and hit a neighbor's concrete letterbox.
Investors believe that the impact of the smash caused the woman to be pushed out of the car.
Emergency herds hurried to Slater Ave, but the woman could not be saved and she died on the spot.
Victoria police spokeswoman Natalie Butler said police investigated the circumstances surrounding the crash and urged witnesses to come forward.
Anyone with information would call Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000.