UPDATE May 23:
Homicide Squad detectives have charged a 31-year-old man following the death of a motorcyclist in Maddingley on Wednesday night.
The Pentland Hills man was charged Friday evening with one count of murder.
He appeared before a bail justice and was remanded in custody to appear at Ballarat Magistrates' Court on Monday.
A man has been arrested as part of a Homicide Squad investigation into the death of a motorcyclist in Maddingley on May 20.
It follows an incident on Woolpack Road around 7.15pm on Wednesday night, when a motorcyclist was struck by a ute.
The male rider, a 24-year-old Werribee man, died at the scene.
The male driver of the ute, a 36-year-old Dandenong man, failed to stop at the scene, but stopped up the road a short time later.
He and one of his passengers, a 28-year-old Pentland Hills man, remained at the scene while a 31-year-old Pentland Hills man allegedly fled the scene on foot.
The 31-year-old man presented himself to police about 3pm Friday, to be interviewed by detectives.
Police believe the parties involved are known to each other.
Detectives from both the Homicide Squad and Major Collision Investigation Unit attended the scene of the accident.
Anyone with information or who has dash-cam footage of the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online via www.crimestoppersvic.com.au
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