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VIDEO: Man Run Over By Alleged Carjacker Stealing His Van

A man has been charged with a string of offences following a crime spree, including carjackings and a police pursuit in Melbourne. 

Dramatic scenes caught on CCTV, obtained by 10 News First, show a man attempting to save his van from the alleged carjacker in Dandenong South.

The 40-year-old man can be seen being thrown from the vehicle and flung under the front wheel, sustaining head and leg injuries.

CCTV shows a man attempting to save his van from an alleged carjacker in Dandenong South. Image: 10 News First

Police were first called to a two-car crash on Eastlink, near Bangholme Road, about 3.20pm on Tuesday.

The 19-year-old driver of one car was uninjured while the other vehicle and occupant fled.

Police allege a 35-year-old driver then forced his way into a car stuck in traffic on Greens Road, before stealing the van in a second carjacking.

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The stolen van allegedly evaded police for some time before officers started a pursuit.

It collided with a silver hatchback in Dandenong about 8pm. The driver was arrested at the scene.

A man can be seen running to the scene of the alleged carjacking in Dandenong South. Image: 10 News First

He was charged with a string of offences including three counts of reckless conduct endangering life, aggravated carjacking, theft of a motor vehicle and failure to stop for police.

The 35-year-old was remanded to appear in court on Wednesday.

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