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Saturday, May 8, 2021

Woman, 87, hit by car in Leichhardt

Police are investigating after an 87-year-old woman was hit by a vehicle in Sydney’s Inner West earlier today.

Police say that at around 8.20am, emergency services were called to the City West Link, near the intersection of Norton Street in Leichhardt, following reports a pedestrian had been hit by a car.

The pedestrian, an 87-year-old woman, was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics for a suspected broken leg, before being taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in a stable condition.

The female driver, aged 37, was taken to the same hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing.

“Officers from Leichhardt Police Area Command secured a crime scene and the Crash Investigation Unit commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash,” NSW Police said in a statement.

Anyone with dashcam of the incident is urged to contact Leichhardt Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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