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Police appeal for information after a pedestrian was seriously injured - Bankstown

Thursday, 10 November 2022 02:36:41 PM

Police are appealing for information from the public after a pedestrian was hit by a car that failed to stop at Bankstown yesterday.

Just after 11am (Wednesday 9 November 2022), a 71-year-old woman was standing next to her silver Mercedes which was parked in a designated parking space off the roadway on the eastern kerb of Highland Avenue.

Police have been told the woman was then struck by an early 2000s model white Toyota Camry travelling south along Highland Avenue, throwing her to the ground.

The car failed to stop and assist the injured pedestrian.

The vehicle was last seen turning left into Marion Street.

A witness rendered first aid before calling emergency services.

The woman was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics and taken to Liverpool Hospital for treatment of pelvic and abdominal injuries.

Officers from Bankstown Police Area Command attended and established a crime scene, which was forensically examined by police from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit.

Investigators are appealing for anyone with information about this incident, or had dashcam vision, is urged to con tact Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.