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Crash brings warrants arrest for ute driver - Kensington

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 07:31:10 AM

A man, arrested after a traffic controller was hit by an oncoming vehicle in Kensington overnight, will face court today on unrelated matters.

Shortly after 10.30pm (Tuesday 30 May 2017), emergency services were called to Anzac Parade, Kensington, after reports a man had been struck by a car.

Police have been told that a 63-year-old man whilst conducting traffic control duties was struck by a Toyota Hilux.

The injured man was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to St Vincent Hospital for treatment. His injuries are not considered life threatening.

The driver of a Toyota Hilux, a 43-year-old man, was taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

Further inquiries revealed the man had four outstanding warrants relating to alleged dishonesty offences that occurred during 2012 in NSW. He will also face court by virtue of three Victorian and one Queensland arrest warrant.

He was refused bail and will appear in Waverley Local Court later today (31 May 2017).

Inquiries into the events leading up to last night’s crash are still continuing.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages .