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Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Pedestrian, 64, critical after Mittagong crash

NSW Police are appealing for public assistance after a 64-year-old pedestrian was critically injured in a collision with a car in the Southern Highlands yesterday.

Police say that at around 10am on Monday, emergency services raced to the Old Hume Highway at Mittagong following reports a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle.

Bystanders performed CPR on the man. He regained consciousness before the arrival of NSW Ambulance paramedics, NSW Police said in a statement.

“He was airlifted to Liverpool Hospital in a stable condition; however, his condition has since deteriorated, and he is now listed as critical,” Police said.

“The driver of the Toyota Yaris – a 65-year-old man – was uninjured.

“Officers from The Hume Police District have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.”

As inquiries continue, Police are urging anyone who may have witnessed the crash – or has any available dashcam or mobile phone footage – to contact Mittagong Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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