A woman is dead after she was hit by a car in Forest Hill on Wednesday evening.

The woman, who died at the scene, is yet to be formally identified. Police say the male driver of the car is assisting police with their enquiries.

Investigators believe the woman was crossing Springvale Road when she was hit by the car travelling north near Glen Valley Road about 6.30pm. 

Anyone with any information about the collision is asked to visit www.crimestoppersvic.com.au or contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.