Melbourne Storm player Shem Tatupu struck by car

Melbourne Storm's AFL recruit Shem Tatupu was struck by a car after training on Olympic Boulevard on Monday.

The Storm released a brief statement regarding the incident.

"Melbourne Storm player, Shem Tatupu, was struck by a car on Monday night while crossing the road on Olympic Boulevard after training," the statement read.

"Players and staff were at the scene and immediately called an ambulance.

"Thankfully Shem has been cleared of any serious injury and is expected to be discharged from hospital in the coming days.

"The Club would like to thank the members of the public who were in the area at the time and who came to the assistance of players and staff and offered help."

The one-time Hawthorn Hawks AFL player is the son of former Warriors players Tony Tatupu.