Friday, June 21, 2024

Pedestrian, 88, dies after being hit by car

An 88-year-old man has died in hospital after being struck by a vehicle at Waterloo last week.

Police say that at around 2pm on Friday, emergency services were called to Cope Street, near Raglan Street, after reports a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle.

Police have been told the man was crossing Cope Street when he was allegedly hit by a silver Toyota C-HR sedan, driven by a 64-year-old man.

“The pedestrian was treated at the scene before being taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in a critical condition. He died on Saturday,” NSW Police said in a statement today.

“Officers from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit charged the Toyota driver, a 64-year-old man, last week. His licence was suspended, and he remains before the courts.”

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